Canterbury Ensemble

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Canterbury Ensemble

The Canterbury Ensemble are all experienced classical musicians. Their repertoire is varied, ranging from classical to show and popular music and they can provide music for any occasion. They have constantly high standards in performance and presentation. The ensemble consists of a flute or violin, oboe and cello trio.

Fees (fees are total including withholding tax)

1 hour – $275.00

2 hours – $455.00

3 hours – $625.00

each additional half hour – $80.00

Sample Set List


  • Bach-Air, Jesu, Joy of Man’s Desiring
  • Boccherini-Minuet and Trio
  • Handel- Rigaudon, Bourree, March
  • Haydn- Serenade, Sonatina, Trio No 1 in C Major
  • Kuffner- Polka
  • Mozart- Serenades 1-4, Minuet in G Minor, Serenade from Eine kleine Nachtmusik
  • Stamitz- Trio Op, No 5
  • Tartini- Sonata
  • Telemann- Sonate in F Major
  • Vivaldi- Spring from The Seasons 


  • Lloyd Webber- All I Ask of You
  • Sullivan – Pirates of Penzance
  • Hi-Lili, Hi-Lo
  • Zimmermann- Gemmuttliche Polka
  • Tulips of Amsterdam
  • The Green Leaves of Summer
  • Cara Mia
  • Rasse-Chas Polka
  • Moon Dance
  • Stairway to Heaven
  • Tango Time
  • Philip Tate – Cha Cha Cha, Charleston
  • Albeniz Tango


  • Scott Joplin-Easy Winners, Sunflower Slow Drag, Entertainer, Cleopha, Favourite
  • George Shearing- Lullaby of Birdland
  • Jenkins- Foxy Trot
  • I’m Sorry
  • The Swinging Shepherd Blues
  • Lyons- The Five Chord Trick, Mixed Bag of Boogie
  • Making Whoopee