Charlotte Barbour-Condini



After reading History at UCL, Charlotte was awarded a postgraduate scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music. Whilst there she studied recorder with Anna Stegmann and baroque violin with Nicolette Moonen, graduating in 2018 with Distinction and a DipRAM award for outstanding performance. A 2012 BBC Young Musician concerto finalist, subsequent projects have included collaborations with the English Chamber Orchestra and Academy of Ancient Music, recitals across the UK and abroad, and multiple composer collaborations. Alongside featuring on BBC Radio 3's In Tune and Early Music Show, she has twice guest presented Radio 3's Inside Music programme.

Daniel Swani



Daniel is currently a Christopher Hogwood Scholar at the Royal Academy of Music, studying flute, early flutes and recorder. Whilst at the Academy he has performed as a soloist in projects directed by John Butt, Trevor Pinnock and Philippe Herreweghe. In 2017 he was selected as a London Philharmonic Orchestra Junior Artist which has led to professional educational work with the orchestra. Career highlights have included performing alongside Damon Albarn on BBC2's Later with Jools Holland, solo recitals for Cheltenham Music Festival and Leeds International Concert Series and performing at the London Symphony Orchestra's Annual Gala Concert. He has recorded for BBC TV and Radio and is currently principal flute of both University of London and Captial Orchestras.

Grace Shih



Grace Shih is a Taiwanese recorder player based in London. Having recently completed her master's degree at the Royal Academy of Music with Distinction, where she studied with Pamela Thorby and Anna Stegmann, Grace is now establishing herself as a solo and ensemble player in Europe. Recent performances include Bach cantatas with Philippe Herreweghe and Bach's St Matthew Passion with Trevor Pinnock, as well as recitals for the London International Festival of Early Music.


Parandrus operates as a flexible ensemble.
Past & present collaborators include:

Sophie Westbrooke (recorders)

Sarah Anne Champion (mezzo-soprano)

Naomi Orrell (vielle)

Will Pate (baritone)