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Harriette Spencer-Kennedy

Music Leader


Harriette grew up in Beverley, East Yorkshire. She began playing the trumpet aged 14 and soon joined the East Riding Music Service Wind Band, Big Band and Youth Orchestra. Her involvement in these ensembles provided her with amazing opportunities such as going on tours to Italy, Belgium, and the Netherlands, as well as taking part in various competitions and performances around the country.

Harriette graduated from the University of Huddersfield in 2023 with a BMus Hons in Music Performance. Although she is a trumpeter first and foremost; during her studies Harriette started playing Cornet, Flugel, and also studied the French Horn for a number of years. At the University she played in a variety of ensembles including UOH Big Band, Wind Band, Brass Band, and a Brass Quartet. During in her final year of studies, Harriette started playing Trumpet for Slaithwaite Philharmonic and the Royal Yorkshire Regiment, as well as Flugel for first section brass band Hade Edge.

Alongside teaching for Calderdale Music, Harriette also teaches for In Harmony Opera North and Hade Edge Heroes.

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