Mendip Ensemble


The Mendip Ensemble first performed together as a trio in 2012, with Carole Jenner Timms (flute), Simon Naylor (oboe) & Jacquelyn Bevan (piano).  In 2013 they were joined by Neil Moore (clarinet) and in 2014-17 by Penny Birnstingl (bassoon). The Mendip Ensemble specialise in 20th Century repertoire which they aim to make more accessible to audiences.


Mendip Ensemble 2020 concerts:

Wednesday, 17th June 2020 at 12.30pm

Lunchtime concert at St John the Baptist Church, Midsomer Norton.

Programme to include Pucihar Trio for Flute, Oboe & Piano. Free entry with retiring collection.

Selection of past concerts at The Bennett Centre, Vicarage Street, Frome BA11 1PU

Wednesday, 31st July 2019 at 1pm

A Song & Dance II

(flute, oboe, piano)

Loeillet: Trio Sonata in Dm

Ibert: Deux pieces

Gary Schocker: Amuse-bouches

Alex Templeton: Trio

Wednesday, 14th August 2019 at 1pm

The Twentieth Century Clarinet

Neil Moore and Jacquelyn Bevan perform 20th century works for clarinet & piano, including music by Finzi, Templeton and Poulenc.

Wednesday, 21st August 2019 at 1pm

French Chamber Music

(flute, oboe, clarinet, piano)

Madsen: Hommage to Poulenc

Damase: Slow movt from Quartet

Saint-Saens: Caprice

Mayeur: Trio


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Russian Masters

A collection of music by Tchaikovsky, Rimsky-Korsakov, Rachmaninov, Mussorgsky, Borodin and others, including popular and lesser-known pieces.

Thursday 4 November


Holy Trinity Church,




Christ Church, Frome

Friday, 5 November 10.30am

Croscombe Village Hall



Midsomer Norton

Town Hall

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Free entry with retiring collection. Cafe seating.

Home made cakes.

We are delighted to announce that we have been awarded funding from the organisations below to support our new series of Trio Paradis café concerts in town and village venues across the Mendips in 2022.

If you would like to bring monthly Trio Paradis concerts to your venue, please contact us as soon as possible.

National Lottery Community Fund




Paragon Music Trust



Frome Town Council

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