Gary Woolf Trio

Series: Season 6 2015-2016
Date: Tue 29 Mar 2016 - 11:00pm
Venue: St Mary's Church Hall, Market Square, Sandbach, CW11 1HD

Gary Woolf Trio

Gary Woolf – flute
Matthias Reuland – violin
Sebastian Kurz – piano


We’re delighted to welcome the German based Gary Woolf Trio to Sandbach. 
With Matthais Reuland on Violin & Sebastien Kurz on piano they wil be showcasing the chamber music of British composer Geraldine Green.


  • 5:00pm Pre-concert Early Bird meal at La Casa Mia
    (not included in the ticket)

Why not make an evening of it and book your pre-concert dinner at La Casa Mia who are kindly helping to sponsor the concert series


  • 6:30pm Doors open
  • 7:00: Spotlight Concert

Music performed by talented young people from Sandbach

  • 7:30 Intermission

Art Exhibition by Kay Bayliss
Refreshments & raffle in aid of Hearing Dogs for Deaf People

  • 8:00 Main Concert

Geraldine Green                      Ballade for flute, violin and piano   (UK Premiere)

Geraldine Green                      Larghetto for violin and piano   (UK Premiere)

Geraldine Green                      Nocturne for flute and piano  

Geraldine Green                      Trio for flute, violin and piano   (UK Premiere)

                                                i Largheto triste

                                                ii Allegro con spirito

                                                iii Lento molto rubato

                                                iv Allegretto



Matthias Reuland started playing the violin when he was six years old, first with Georg Huber, later with George Moradian, who was one of Ivan Galamians students. In 1996, he began to study music at the music conservatoire Detmold. In Detmold, he had lessons with Tim Vogler (Vogler-Quartett) and Prof. Eckhard Fischer (Trio opus 8). In the USA, he gained musical input from Igor Gruppman (concert master London Symphony & Royal Philharmonic Orchestra), Michail Gantvarg and the Pacific Trio. He has toured and performed in many countries throughout the world including Russia, France, Spain, Israel and Egypt. He also works as a sound engineer and violin teacher. Recently he has become interested in authentic performance of baroque music and plays the Baroque Violin in various ensembles

Gary Woolf was born in England. He studied at the London College of Music with Pat Lynden and attended Master classes with many famous flute players. During his studies Gary was first flute with the London 20 Chamber Orchestra. Since 1999 he has lived and worked as a musician and teacher in Münster. As a soloist he now performs in several duos with international artists and concert tours have taken him throughout Europe. He has performed on many cd productions and on German television. He directs several ensembles and a youth string orchestra called Banda di Musica. He teaches regularly on international master classes and has won many prizes for his flute-playing

Geraldine Green was born in Belfast in 1967. In 1986 she went to the London College of Music to study clarinet with David Campbell and piano with Renalda Mackie. Then followed a one-year postgraduate diploma course in Film Music under Francis Shaw. Geraldine has written a variety of works: chamber music, solo concertos, works for orchestra and music for youth string orchestra, some of which are now published in America by Alea Publishing, and in the UK by Astute Music. Gary Woolf, who commissioned the work, has performed her flute concerto several times in England and Germany. Geraldine now lives near Manchester with her family. She regularly plays clarinet and cello with two local orchestras and continues to teach and write music.

Sebastian Kurz began playing the piano at the age of 6. As a young-student and had lessons with Gregor Weichert and then continued his studies in piano, bassoon and chamber music at the music conservatoire in Münster and Detmold. During his studies at the conservatoire in Münster he was répétiteur for several string classes and after completing his studies he was immediately offered both a post as répétiteur and piano teacher. Sebastian is a sought-after pianist and accompanist and as bassoonist, he is an active orchestral player. He performs regularly in Münster with both the „Kourion-Orchester“ and the „Einklang- Philharmonie“