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Eleanor is an enthusiastic performer and active freelancer in many different venues and styles. She is an orchestral bassoonist as has played in orchestras including RNCM Symphony Orchestra, with the Halle orchestra through the RNCM PES scheme and is one of the bassoonists in the Kaleidoscope orchestra who have been seen on BBC News and Winter Watch.


She also performs solo recitals, chamber concerts, frequently plays in the pit for musicals on bassoon, saxophone, clarinet and flute, including in Hope Mill Theatre's 2019 Christmas show The Astonishing Times of Timothy Cratchit. 


Eleanor is a founding member of Chameleon and is also the baritone saxophone player in Manchester funk band the Plimp Souls. She is passionate about creating engaging, accessible and varied performances and loves to be involved in new and exciting initiatives. 


Chameleon is a multi-instrumental woodwind quartet, formed at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. Featuring up to 14 instruments on stage, they showcase the woodwind family as a whole, using quick instrument changes to create exciting, varied performances. Chameleon have a passion for making music accessible, engaging, and fun to audiences of all ages.

All our current repertoire has been arranged specifically for Chameleon to cater for the unique instrumentation. One of their biggest influences is the Netherlands Wind Ensemble because of their ability to create interesting sound worlds and visually appealing performances resulting in an immersive concert experience. 

Chameleon have performed in recitals around the country as well as working as a Live Music Now group, giving interactive concerts and workshops in SEND schools throughout Manchester and the North West

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