Friday 4 October 2019 at 2.00pm
Fairhaven URC (The White Church)
The Pennine Piano Trio
Julian Cann (violin)
Robert Buller (cello)
Philip Kubilius (piano)
Julian Cann studied at London University where his violin tutor was Linda McLaren. He now leads Stonebridge and Casalia String Quartets and plays with the Lonsdale Baroque Ensemble. Julian has played with the National Concert Orchestra, Manchester Orchestra" Northern Chamber Orchestra and has performed concertos with orchestras in the North West and Scotland. He leads Lancaster's Haffner Orchestra with whom he has also appeared as soloist and as member of the Pictish Players Scottish Country Dance Band has played in Edinburgh, London, Paris, Vienna and Venice.
Robert Buller studied at the RNCM with Emma Ferrand prior to becoming an IT consultant. He performs with many professional string quartets as well as playing for a variety of local orchestras and choral societies in Lancashire and North Yorkshire. As a session musician, Robert performs and records with various folk and popular bands with some chart success.
Philip Kubilius, a scholarship holder at the Royal Manchester College of Music, studied with Colin Horsley O.B.E. graduating with special merit in performance and has made a particular study of the music of Chopin. Philip has accompanied many famous singers and instrumentalists and has been in demand as a chamber musician and soloist throughout his career. He formed the Preston Wind Quintet (now known as Ensemble Elan) which performed successfully in the North of England, Scotland and the Isle of Man, The Kubilius Trio and duos with various artists. His work in education includes 24 years as head of keyboard at The Blackburn School of Music. Philip has been a teacher of Tai Chi and Qigong for over 30 years.