About Serenata Duo

Julie and Alan are highly experienced musicans and will be delighted to play for your special occasion.

Julie Harmer ~ Flute, Piano

Julie is a flautist with over 30 years' experience. She holds a B.Mus (Hons) degree from Royal Holloway, University of London, and Diplomas in Flute Performance and Flute Teaching.

She enjoys teaching flute, piano and music theory to adults and children alike. Julie plays flute with Clacton Concert Orchestra and is Musical Director of All Saints' Church, Great Oakley, Essex.

Alan Gray ~ Oboe, Guitar, Cor Anglais

Alan was formerly a full-time professional guitarist playing rock, pop and jazz and is proprietor of Axe Music, a music shop, which he opened in the mid 70's. The business currently operates online which allows more time to be dedicated to Serenata. He plays oboe and cor anglais and achieved Grade 8 with distinction. He currently plays in the Clacton Concert Orchestra and Firewire, a Colchester based contemporary music group. He teaches guitar and does some guitar repair work.

Flute and Oboe Duo