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Chris Hill, flute & Amy Butler, piano
Chris Hill, flute & Amy Butler, piano

Thu, 19 Nov


Howdenshire Music Project Facebook/YouTube

Chris Hill, flute & Amy Butler, piano

A welcome return to the Minster for this brilliant young flautist, a three-time category finalist in BBC Young Musician of the Year, who has recently performed at the House of Lords.

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Time & Location

19 Nov 2020, 13:00 – 14:00

Howdenshire Music Project Facebook/YouTube

About the Event

This concert will be broadcast online on Thursday 19 November at 1pm at on the 'Howdenshire Music Project' channels on YouTube and Facebook:

The concert will remain available to watch on these channels afterwards.



François-Joseph Gossec - Tambourin  

Eldin Burton - Sonatina for Flute and Piano  

Richard H. Walthew - Idyll  

Gaetano Braga - La Serenata  

Gary Schocker - Winter Jasmine  

John Rutter - Suite Antique  

Daniel S Wood - Valse Caprice


This concert will feature a FEURICH Model 218 grand piano which has been generously loaned to the Howdenshire Music Project for the rest of this year's concert series by the FEURICH piano company in Vienna. Our previous piano (100+ years old and on loan) is in very poor condition and so we are raising funds to acquire a new permanent instrument to serve our local community and audiences for many years to come. Our aim is to purchase outright the wonderful FEURICH piano used in this and the rest of this year's concerts. To this end, we have launched the Howdenshire Grand Piano Appeal.

Any donations towards the Howdenshire Grand Piano Appeal would be very gratefully received. You can donate online at:

Or if you would prefer to donate via cheque, please send a cheque payable to 'Howdenshire Music Project' to 15 Kensington Gardens, Howden, East Yorkshire, DN14 7JN.


Chris Hill, 22, is a multi-award-winning flautist. He recently completed his BA in music at the University of Oxford and was awarded his MA from Birmingham University. He is a pupil of internationally renowned flautist Paul Edmund-Davies.

Chris has played in some of the finest venues in the UK. He has performed recitals at venues including the Royal Concert Hall, Nottingham, Southwell Minster and, recently, the House of Lords. He has also played in venues across Europe including The Netherlands, Switzerland and Italy.

Chris has won numerous regional and national competitions, has been a woodwind category audition finalist three times in BBC Young Musician of the Year, and has won a Gold Arts Award. For his services to music and supporting the cause of other young musicians he has recently been awarded the Princess Diana Award and was nominated for the 2019 JCI World Congress: Top 10 Outstanding Young People of the World.


Amy Butler studied with British concert pianist Martin Roscoe and for four years at Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford University, where she won a choral scholarship and performed in numerous university recitals.

She graduated with a first class degree and now enjoys an active performing career as an ensemble pianist and soloist. She is accompanist for Beverley Male Voice Choir, Snaith and District Choral Society and East Riding Schools' Music Service. In addition to her partnership with Chris, Amy also is one half of longstanding collaborations with pianist Peter Sproston (piano duet) and tenor Steven Goulden (tenor/piano). Recent concert performances include Ripon Cathedral and Doncaster Arts & Museum Society.

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