New Woods Collective

New Woods Collective are a trio specialising in contemporary, and lesser-played repertoire.

New Woods Collective are: bass clarinet/clarinet, Hannah Shilvock; flute/piccolo, Christina Alishaw and piano, Maya Rossenwasser.

NWC are currently undergoing an exciting project!

We have selected 6 composers to write us something personal.

We plan to record and release the compositions on an album, and run a concert series to showcase them!

Watch this space for updates on the project!

  • New Woods Collective performed the UK (and European) Premiere of ‘Squall’ by David Bennett-Thomas and the UK premiere of Trio Sonata by Piet Ketting (1928), at the Old Royal Naval College Chapel, Feb 2019.

Examples of repertoire:

David Bennett-Thomas - Squall

Piet Ketting - Trio Sonata

New Woods Collective are available for recitals, but we are also interested in playing new compositions and working with composers - if this interests you please get in contact.

Woodnote Trio

Woodnote Trio are a Violin, Clarinet/Bass Clarinet and Piano Trio formed whilst at the University Of Southampton.

 They have been playing together for two years, and have performed in many venues in the South including Romsey Abbey, Turner Sims Concert Hall and The Talking Heads, Southampton. They have worked with coaches such as pianist David Owen Norris.

Woodnote Trio are: Violin, Ellie Purvis; Clarinet/Bass Clarinet, Hannah Shilvock; and Piano, Adam Rean.

Examples of repertoire:

Darius Milhaud - Suite for Violin, Clarinet and Piano.

Aram Khachaturian - Trio for Clarinet, Violin and Piano.

Peter Sculthorpe - Dream Tracks, for Violin, Clarinet and Piano.

Andrew Fisher - Bass Clarinet Concertino, arranged for Woodnote Trio.


I am very happy to write on behalf of Woodnote Trio, musicians of unusual commitment and great resource, who seek out unusual repertoire that really rewards the listener. You will enjoy their performances.
— David Owen Norris, MA (Oxon.) FSA FRAM FRCO

Woodnote Trio are available for hire. They will take requests for arrangements of music specific to your event.

Please contact Hannah Shilvock for more information.

Other ensembles Hannah plays with:

. King Charles Winds

. Wyatt Sinfonia

. The Space Between Collective