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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)

2020

Diary Posted on Mon, February 24, 2020 12:35:21

Happy New Year!

After a very busy 2019 we are looking forward to another enjoyable year.

We played at Rev Lawrence Biggs surprise birthday party in Hertfordshire at the beginning of February 2020 and more recently at the Nexus Education Awards 2020.

Enquiries and bookings for 2020 and beyond are being made and plans for our annual trips to Switzerland are in progress.

July 27th 2019. Manchester Swiss Club, Swiss National Day Celebrations in Bramhall
August 1st 2019. Swiss National Day at the Swiss Church, London



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

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2019

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.

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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.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LUBBYFbWfsM

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