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PROJECTS

GALSI x Colectiva in the Elgar Room
at the Royal Albert Hall

The wonderful team behind the Royal Albert Hall's Late Night Jazz series asked us to curate an evening celebrating gender inclusivity in jazz and we invited the formidable, all-female Latin/Jazz band Colectiva who absolutely tore it up and answered our and audience questions with such thoughtfulness and candor. 

May 2023
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MTA podcast

Rebecca and Letty spoke to Patrick from the Music Teachers' Podcast about the need for GALSI and what can be done to support school-aged students.

https://www.musicteachers.org/podcast/

Jan 2023

GALSI COURSE 2022!

We held our first annual course - a two-day workshop for female and non-binary brass and percussion players aged 8-25. With nearly thirty participants and our fabulous Associate Artists, it was a vibrant and energetic couple of days with an impressive and memorable final performance for friends and family. 

October 2022
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THREE IN A BAR
PODCAST

Letty and Beth spoke to Seb Philpott and Verity Simmons from Three In A Bar about all things GALSI, the freelancing life, and of course, plumbing. 

https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/74-letty-stott-beth-higham-edwards/id1506487316?i=1000553270640

8 March, 2022 

BOLD AS BRASS
PODCAST

Beth and Letty spoke to Melissa Brown from the Bold As Brass podcast about GALSI's origins, championing women, and dream projects. 

April 2022

ABO PANEL

 

Letty and Beth led a panel discussion on gender imbalance in brass and percussion at the Association of British Orchestras Annual Conference 

Feb 2022
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Founder Beth Higham-Edwards received the Guildhall Future Funds award for GALSI to workshop and establish its first project:

two workshop days for young female and non-binary percussion and brass players, aged 8 - 19. 

Watch this space . . . 

Feb 2022
GUILDHALL FUTURE FUNDS AWARD 2021

GALSI LAUNCH

November 22nd, 6-8pm

Royal Overseas League, Overseas House, London 

Our launch featured performances and thoughts from our Associate Performers Imogen Whitehead, Jane Salmon, Rosie Bergonzi and Elaine So, panellist discussions led by Beth Higham-Edwards and Letty Stott and a special guest performance from trombonist Helen Vollam. 

Nov 2021
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