As a vocalist Ellie performs as a soprano soloist, singing as a soloist for various Choirs and Orchestras. In the summer of 2010 she was invited to perform at The Queen’s Birthday Party at the British Embassy in Tunis, performing the English and Tunisian national anthems in both English and Arabic.
As a founding member of The Switch, Ellie is able to exploit her versatility weekly, performing jazz, pop, folk and operatic styles with ease both vocally and instrumentally all around the world.
Harry was Musical Director of the 'Forever Michael' UK tour - Michael Jackson Live Concert Experience (2012 - 2013) - as well as the drummer and percussionist. The show visited over 60 different venues in the year it was running and was a hit with audiences all around England and the UK.
After completing this tour Harry (and partner Ellie) formed 'The Switch Duo' and since have performed all over the world including Italy, Spain, Finland, Mexico, USA, The Maldives and the Caribbean.
Harry Meredith studied percussion at the world famous Royal Northern College of Music, where he received an entrance award scholarship to attend. After leaving the RNCM Harry has worked on many different projects both solo and group. He has played with the Halle Orchestra as well as the Huddersfield Philharmonic, Leeds Philharmonic and West Yorkshire Symphony Orchestra. More recently Harry has worked with Disney Cruise Line as well as Thomson Resorts and Canterbury Travel as a pianist, vocalist and percussionist.
Ellie Meredith (Pike) is a versatile saxophonist and vocalist who has recently completed her BMus at the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM) in Manchester. Since finishing her degree, Ellie has performed all over the world, from Italy to the Caribbean and The Maldives to Alaska.
Ellie performs regularly with groups in London and around the UK.
James Kenny, as you can see, is delighted to be part of the HFCC team. Currently reading Theology at the University of York St. John, James is highly regarded as an organist and choirmaster as well as being an accomplished actor, having, in his younger days, won an award for Best Male Character Performance in Ruddigore at the G&S Buxton Festival.
James is our compere for Ample Talent and Weather at The Windmill, where he will also, no doubt, entertain us with a couple of humorous items.
We're delighted to welcome him formally as part of the 'Behind the Scenes' team.