• Jan Cormie

    Music has always been an important part of my life, although it is only in the last few years that I’ve discovered folk music and that is as a result of a trip to America to see the solar eclipse in 2017. I played a viola for many years and enjoyed playing in amateur orchestras ...

  • Sally Whytehead

    Sally Whytehead

    I recently retired and now my life is busier than ever! I have been playing the hammered dulcimer as an enthusiastic amateur since 1989, and have been a member of Nonsuch since its inception. Early on I developed an interest in all the wonderful versions of the dulcimer world-wide and have attended most of the ...

  • Hamish Cormie

    As well as being our Loan Instrument Record Keeper, Hamish assists the Membership Secretary to prepare newsletter paper mail outs.

  • Steve Gray

  • Hilary Davies

    Hilary Davies

    I have been playing the hammered dulcimer since 2005, and enjoy many types of music – especially early English dance music, but also Celtic, Appalachian, French and other styles. I enjoy arranging music for the dulcimer, and also the freedom of playing by ear. I qualified as a Certified Music Practitioner in 2013, and have played ...

  • Judith Van Dijkhuizen

  • Sandra Hudson

    Sandra Hudson

    I have had a life-long love for all kinds of music, but it was folk music that interested me most. My husband Ken ‘retired’ from teaching in 2001 and we moved to York where we ran a guest house for 10 years. It was during this time that we had the great pleasure of hosting the ...

  • William Duddy

    My lifelong musical journey through folk, Irish traditional, bluegrass and old time, began when I bought my first guitar in Londonderry in 1965. After retiring from a career in civil engineering in 2009, I volunteered as Treasurer with BelfastTrad and embarked on a nine-month project building a guitar at Lagan Lutherie School. Meantime, mandolin and ...

  • Steve Herron-Thompson

    Steve is acting as a temporary book-keeper while we look to fill the post of treasurer.

  • Shirley Warbrick

    Biography to follow.