About

Trio Scaramouche are a flute, violin and piano ensemble. We pride ourselves on working closely with clients to ensure performances that create the right atmosphere for any occasion. We will work closely with you in order to ensure an outstanding performance that will prove an excellent addition to any sort of special event.

What styles of music do Trio Scaramouche perform?
We perform a wide range of music to suit any occasion, with a considerable repertoire in the following genres:
* Jazz (including well-known Blues, Latin and Swing numbers)
* Classical (from Pachelbel’s Canon, through Mozart and Beethoven, down to modern classics such as Einaudi)
* Pop (from Bob Marley, Joni Mitchell and The Beatles to Adele and Coldplay)
* Film (including Disney favourites, hits from the Musicals and TV themes).
* Folk (from artists such as Simon & Garfunkel and The Chieftans, as well as British, European and American traditional tunes)
A sample selection of the music we perform can be found on our Repertoire page and you can request a full repertoire list from us by email.

What performance packages do Trio Scaramouche offer?
Although normally performing as a Flute, Violin & Piano instrumental trio, we can also perform in a variety of combinations to suit different events:
* Trio Scaramouche (Flute, Violin & Piano Trio): This is our standard set-up, performing a wide range of carefully-arranged instrumental music.
* Trio with Singer: For those looking for a vocal performance at their event, we work with a range of talented singers.
* 5-piece band: This is our largest set-up, a 5-piece band consisting of Singer, Piano, Drums, Flute/Sax & Violin.
* Solo/Duo combination: We can provide pared-down sets with any combination of two members of the trio, or soloists.

What events do Trio Scaramouche perform at?
We perform at a wide variety of occasions including: weddings, engagement parties, birthdays, conferences, corporate events, concerts, and background music or entertainment for any function.

Where will Trio Scaramouche travel to perform?
We are currently based in North London and perform both within the capital and further afield. Recent performances have included a wedding in Newcastle, a conference in Northamptonshire, and various concerts and functions in and around London.

What next?
Please get in touch with us to talk about your event in detail – we would love to discuss how Trio Scaramouche can provide you with the perfect soundtrack.

Call: 07910 021 087 (David)
Email: trioscaramouche@gmail.com

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Who are Trio Scaramouche?
Trio Scaramouche consists of Rebecca Speller (flute), Luke Waterfield (violin) and David Mabbott (piano). The three musicians met while studying Music at Newcastle University, where they all graduated with first class honours.

Rebecca Speller
Rebecca is currently studying her MA in flute performance at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, after gaining a 1st class honours BMus degree at Newcastle University, including an Erasmus year spent at Humboldt Universität zu Berlin. Rebecca has appeared all over the UK in prestigious venues as a soloist, orchestral musician and chamber musician. She is also a contemporary music enthusiast performing a diverse range of genres including folk, salsa and improvised music and has been privileged to perform in a number of world premières. She has recently performed with Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, musicians from the Philharmonia Orchestra, at Rambert Dance Company with Yorke Dance Project, at Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival and was a finalist in the Harold Clarke Woodwind Competition 2018.

Luke Waterfield
Luke studied violin under Iona Brown of the Royal Northern Sinfonia and Tristan Gurney of the Edinburgh Quartet, and also completed an MA in free improvised music whilst at Newcastle University. He performs regularly with Ernest Read Symphony Orchestra, Kensington Symphony Orchestra and Covent Garden Chamber Orchestra, and plays in several chamber groups. He has performed and recorded with numerous pop, folk and blues bands in London and Newcastle, and performed in the London Jazz Festival 2015 at the Royal Festival Hall. He also teaches music in primary schools around London.

David Mabbott
David is a 1st class honours music graduate of Newcastle University. He is a multi-instrumentalist, playing bass guitar, double bass and saxophones alongside piano. David currently writes and performs with electronic band KYOTI, who released their debut EP ‘Orbit’ earlier this year. He works extensively in musical theatre, with recent projects as Musical Director including Treasure Island (Angel Shed Theatre, Islington) and Closer to Heaven (Union Theatre, Southwark). His credits as a composer include the score for Rose – an official selection of the Cannes Festival Short Film Corner 2012.