Geek of the Week

Geek of the Week No.15

In this Geek of the Week the Hallé’s principal trombone Katy Jones, answers the question that has probably crossed many people’s minds – how does the trombone work?

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Geek of the Week No.14

In this Geek of the Week, harpist Marie Leenhardt introduces the unique role the harp plays in an orchestra and explains how the instrument has changed over time to become more adaptable.

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Geek of the Week No.13

In this #geekoftheweek our newest orchestra member, violinist Katie Jackson, gives an insight into auditioning for the Hallé.

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Geek of the Week No.12

Our 12th Geek of the Week comes from Bass Trombonist Kyle MacCorquodale, who introduces us to his instrument as well as the slightly more unusual Contrabass Trombone.

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Geek of the Week No.11

In this Geek of the Week, David Hext answers some questions sent in by Ruth from Nottingham, covering all manner of timpani-related skills as well as some of the more unusual instruments percussionists are faced with.

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