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George Sansome


George Sansome BA (Hons)



George mostly keeps himself busy singing and playing guitar with energetic folk trio Granny’s Attic.

They perform a range of traditional songs and tunes from the British Isles, along with original compositions and music from further afield.

Nominated for the BBC Radio 2 Young Folk Award in 2014 they released their most recent album “Off the Land”  on Wild Goose records in 2016.

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George also performs solo, singing folk songs from the UK, Canada and the USA as well as contemporary songs and fingerstyle guitar instrumentals.

George is also a proficient euphonium player and performs with Leeds’ finest brass-pop oompah party band The Brasswursts as well as in brass bands in Yorkshire. During his BA Music course  at the University of Leeds he studied under Michael Dodd of Grimethorpe Colliery Band. He has also performed a number of concerts of contemporary music for euphonium including the UK premiere of Hans Joachim Hespos’ “tiff” in 2016.

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