Hestia Saxophone Quartet formed at the Royal College of Music in September 2013 and comprises of recent graduates and undergraduate students from the UK and Slovakia. The all-female ensemble rehearses and performs together on a regular basis in classical settings and for events.
Enjoying a diverse range of music, Hestia have already given a variety of performances held at venues including the Royal College of Music’s Recital Hall, Regent's Hall Piccadilly, Holy Innocents Church, London and BAFTA. Award-winning Hestia enjoy performing background music for events and can tailor the music to suit each occasion individually.
About the members:
Alžbeta Klásova is a graduate of the Košice Conservatoire (Slovakia), and has been studying and performing in London for over 4 years. Lucinda Dunne previously studied at Chetham's School of Music and has performed with orchestras such as National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and Piccadilly Symphony Orchestra in notable venues including The Sage Gateshead and Royal Festival Hall. Hannah Washer studied alongside her fellow quartet members at the Royal College of Music, and is also currently principle saxophonist with the National Youth Wind Orchestra of Wales which has seen her perform world premieres and take part in international tours. Claire Shaw is a fourth year undergraduate student at the RCM and enjoys performing in musical theatre as well as events with Hestia.