In the media


Phoenix has been featured on national radio as well as regional and local TV, radio, online, print and specialist media. Click on the images and links for the full articles.

Sax workshop with Gerard McChrystal

17 Oct 2023, Harborough Mail online
26 Oct 2023, Harborough Mail

Phoenix Tour to Scotland with Aberdeenshire Saxophone Orchestra

31 May 2023, Harborough FM news bulletins
31 May 2023, HFM online
30 May 2023, Harborough Mail online
7 July 2023, Harborough Mail
28 June 2023, Harborough Mail online
Autumn 2023, CASS Magazine

Joint fundraising concert, St Hugh’s Church, Market Harborough

24 Feb 2023, Harborough Mail online
9 March 2023, Harborough Mail

1 April 2023, HFM news bulletins

16 March 2023, Harborough FM, Owen Brooks Show, interview with Jane Smith and Kathy Laughton

March 2023, Market Harborough Living magazine
29 March 2023, Harborough Mail online

Saxophone workshop with Mick Foster

9 March 2023, Harborough Mail online
4 Feb 2023, Harborough Mail
24 Jan 2023, Harborough Mail online
Feb 2023, Market Harborough Living Magazine

Wiseman sponsorship

29 Jan 2023, hourly news bulletins
Spring 2023, Clarinet & Saxophone Magazine

Sax workshop with Gerard McChrystal, November 2022

11 Nov 2022, Harborough Mail online
Winter 2022, CASS Magazine

2022 concerts and performances

21 Sep 2022, Harborough Mail online
25 Sep 2022, Northants Telegraph online
6 June 2022, Harborough Mail online
16 June 2022, Harborough Mail

Royal Philharmonic Society award ceremony, November 2021

RPS Award, Entry of the Gladiators – interview with Angelica Bell
11 Nov 2022, Harborough Mail online
3 Nov 2021, ‘Table Talking; with Ady Dayman and Jane Smith

Sax workshop with Gerard McChrystal, November 2022

11 Nov 2022, Harborough Mail online
25 Nov 2022, Harborough Mail

Royal Philharmonic Society Award nomination, September 2021

16 Sep 2021, Harborough Mail
3 Sep 2021, Harborough Mail online

20 Sep 2021, Harborough Mail online

International Make Music Day, 21 June 2021

22 June 2021, Harborough Mail online
22 June 2021, Jack Rafferty interview with PSO’s Jane Smith
21 June 2021, Harborough FM, hourly news bulletins
21 June 2021, Grampian Online

Summer 2021, Making Music ‘High Notes’ Magazine


15 March 2021, Harborough Mail online
18 March 2021, Harborough Mail

Christmas Charity Single raises £839 for VASL

21 Jan 2021, Harborough Mail – front page header and article on page 8
13 Jan 2021, Harborough Mail online
21 Jan 2021, Leicester Mercury
14 Jan 2021, hourly news bulletins

Phoenix launches Virtual Christmas Charity Single! December 2020

24 Dec 2020, Harborough Mail
14 Dec 2020, Harborough FM online
11 Dec 2020, Harborough FM news bulletins. Click to play.
9 Dec 2020, Harborough Mail online
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17 Dec 2020, Harborough Mail

Phoenix goes live with second recording, Haydn 39, September 2020

Harborough Mail online, 1 Oct 2020
Harborough FM online, 25 Sep 2020

Harborough Mail, 22 Oct 2020
Harborough Mail, 8 Oct 2020


25 August 2020, Harborough Mail (web link)
“Meet the international saxophonist who hopes to inspire Harborough musicians”


16 July 2020, Harborough Mail


10 July 2020, Harborough Mail (web link)
“How Harborough musicians have made their first recording from their kitchens, bathrooms, bedrooms and garages”


March 2020, CASS Magazine


March 2020, Market Harborough Living Magazine


14 February 2020, Harborough Mail


6 February 2020, Harborough FM online (web link)


30 January 2020, Leicester Mercury (web link)
“Saxophone Orchestra launched”


28 January 2020, Harborough Mail online (web link)
“A new orchestra packing loads of pure sax appeal is hoping to hit all the right notes in Market Harborough”


27 January 2020, CASS website (web link)
“New Phoenix Saxophone Orchestra rises in Leicestershire”