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Welwyn Fanfare Trumpets

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About Welwyn Fanfare Trumpets

An outstanding ensemble providing high-quality trumpet fanfares for a variety of occasions, including ceremonies, weddings, and banquets.
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Established at the University of Oxford, the Welwyn Fanfare Trumpets are available to book for performances in London, the South East, and major cities throughout the UK. Welwyn Fanfare Trumpets offer a bespoke tailored service to suit any event format. Whether it be a regal fanfare for graduation ceremonies, or a beautiful herald whilst you walk down the aisle, we have it covered! Our performances are subtle and refined. We pride ourselves on simplicity and calibre, adding a shine to your event that ensures you or your guests are the centre of attention. Get in touch today to discuss your event needs! "Welwyn Fanfare Trumpets performed a variety of fanfares for the University of Oxford's prestigious Chancellor's Court of Benefactors Ceremony. They were reliable and professional in both organisation and playing ability. I would definitely use their services again, and I often recommend him to colleagues across the university." - Events Office, University of Oxford

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Welwyn Fanfare Trumpets' Reviews

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Lydia R
2 years ago, for a Private event in St. Aldates
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5 out of 5

Thank you for your excellent contribution to our Commemoration Dinner at Pembroke. Several guests remarked on what an unexpected but superb addition your playing was to the evening!

Ben N
2 years ago, for a Private event in Merton St
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5 out of 5

The Welwyn Fanfare Trumpets have performed several events for Merton College, Oxford, including classical concerts, chapel services, and Christmas events. They have been reliable players for us over the years, always bringing professionalism and quality to our musical events.

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Welwyn Fanfare Trumpets' Song list

National Anthem, God Save the Queen
Introduction to the National Anthem
Wedding March - Mendelssohn
Royal Entrance Fanfare
March for the Ark - CPE Bach
Fanfare for the Common Man - Aaron Copland
Fanfare for St Edmundsbury - Benjamin Britten
Trumpet Voluntary - Clarke
Trumpet Voluntary - Purcell
Fanfare for a New Theatre - Stravinsky
Te Deum (Prelude) - Charpentier
Arrival of the Guests at Wartburg (Tannhauser) - Wagner
Italian Caprice - Tchaikovsky
Rondeau No.1 - Mouret
Light Cavalry Overture - Suppe
Grand March (from Aida) - Verdi
Encaenia Fanfare - Simon Desbrulais
William Tell (Overture) - Rossini
Trumpet Tune - Purcell
Concerto for Two Trumpets - Vivaldi
Theme from Rocky
Theme from Star Wars
Raiders March from Indiana Jones
Theme from Pirates of the Caribbean
Theme from Jurassic Park
Theme from Star Trek

Welwyn Fanfare Trumpets' Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Up to 1 hour£375
Up to 2 hours£500
Up to 3 hours£600
Customer questions

What do your clients love most about your performances?

Our subtle and refined performances are typically what our clients appreciate most; we ensure that our fanfares do not impose on an event, but instead add that extra bit of shine!

Which venues have you performed at in the past?

Sheldonian Theatre, Oxford Divinity Schools, Oxford University Church, Oxford St Albans School, Hertfordshire St Peters Notting Hill, London

Which artists have you been most influenced by?

British Fanfare Trumpets London Fanfare Trumpets

What is the most high profile gig you've performed?

Encaenia Ceremony 2021 - performing for a range of high profile guests including Secretary Hilary Clinton.

Do you have different line-up options?

We have a variety of line-up options that can be accommodated upon request. We can provide one or two fanfare trumpets all the way up to seven or eight. If you would like to discuss even larger ensemble options, then there is the possibility to add extra brass players too, such as trombones, horns, and tuba.

What if my timings change after I've booked you?

We are always able to be flexible with timings in order to help ensure your event runs as smoothly as possible! If timings change in the run up to an event, just let us know.

Can you provide an iPod/DJ service before and between your sets?

No, this is not something we would provide.

How much time do you need to set up?

We typically arrive between 30 minutes to 1 hour before performance time, with a 15 minute slot to warm up and rehearse.

Can you roam around while you perform?

Yes - we can either perform in one specific spot, or walk as part of a procession or around your event.

Can I pick the songs you play from the set list?

Absolutely! We have a range of fanfares that we typically play for certain events, but if you wish to request certain pieces please do let us know and we can chat through what will work for your event.

Is all of the equipment (e.g. PA & lighting) included in your quote?

We do not use PA or lighting equipment, but everything else needed for our fanfare performances will be provided.

Can you learn song requests before the event?

If there is a specific piece you would like us to play, please make sure you let us know well in advance of your event so that the appropriate music can be found and rehearsals can be conducted.
Fanfare, Christmas, Military, Traditional church music, Classical, Baroque, Early music, Contemporary classical, Medieval music, Renaissance, Avant garde, Marching
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Wedding, Virtual event, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Recording session, Concert, Charity event, Corporate event, Private event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Theatre / Show, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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