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Holcombe Duo

English alphorn duo Helen and Neil Grundy welcome you to our website

As French horn players, we both developed an early interest in the sound and romance of the alphorn. ------------------------------------------------------------ Although the alphorn is deeply rooted in Swiss tradition, we are keen to widen interest in the instrument and its music in Britain. (Please read complete article in 'about us' category)

2019 Seebenalp Alphorntreffen

Diary Posted on Fri, June 21, 2019 07:41:30

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smileyHolcombe Alphorn Duo, Helen and Neil Grundy, perform Fahreggler by Hans-Jurg Sommer at the 9th Seebenalp Alphorntreffen

smiley See videos taken at 2017 and 2018 Seebenalp Alphorntreffen


Diary Posted on Fri, January 11, 2019 16:32:28

Happy New Year.

2018 was a very busy year for us.
We played at many events including Weddings, Wakes, Private Parties, Concerts, Lectures and Street Theatre as well as fund raising for Bolton Mountain Rescue and two visits to Switzerland.

Clockwise from top left:

World Premiere of “A Winter Rose” by Rhiannon Randle at St. Michaels Church, Cornhill, London Listensmiley

Wedding Reception for Prince Donatus and Princess Heidi von Hohenzollern at Carlton Terrace House, London

Bachlaeger Chilbi, above Grindlewald, Switzerland

Roger Hodson’s 80th Birthday party in Melton Mowbray, Leicestershire

9th Seebenalp Alphorntreffen

Diary Posted on Wed, September 26, 2018 13:15:50

September 9th 2018 – The Seebenalp Alphorntreffen.

To see and hear us, The Holcombe Alphorn Duo, perform
Fahreggler by Hans-Jurg Sommer at the Seebenalp Alphorntreffen
please click on the Youtube link.


Swiss National Day – August 1st

Youtube Videos Posted on Sat, August 11, 2018 17:10:15

Swiss National Day 2018
August 1st
Covent Garden, London, with The Ministry Of Fun.

YouTubesmileyHolcombe Duo with Ricola in Covent Garden

Click on the picture to hear Holcombe Duo rehearsing in Harpole Church on July 30th, before heading for Covent Garden.

YouTubesmileyHolcombe Duo with Ricola in Covent Garden

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