Reflections flute and guitar duo is based in the East Midlands. We have a diverse repertoire and specialise in providing music for every occasion such as weddings, restaurants, garden parties, corporate functions etc at very reasonable prices.

Reflections provides high quality music for special occasions. We are happy to shape our repertoire to your personal requirements and are able to select music from a wide range of pieces, from Classical to Jazz and Popular music, all at competitive prices enhancing your event with a sparkle and a personal touch. From Bach to Boccherini and Mozart to Mancini - Reflections is ideal for you!

Flautist Annette Negus and Guitarist James Rippingale are both highly accomplished musicians and respected performers. Having studied respectively at the Academy of Music and Performing Arts, Stuttgart and Leeds College of Music they formed the professional Duo Reflections in 2004.



GIG Guide

Spring concert in Gotham

24th March 2012 at 19.30 Come and enjoy an evening of inspiring and beautiful music at St Laurence Church in Gotham NG11 0HW

Tickets available from Fiona Coleman The New Rectory, Gotham 0115 983 0608
Or email Fiona coleman.fj@googlemail.com

Mayfield Music Society

17th July 2011 at 15.00 - Sunday Come and hear Reflections play in the beautiful settings of Mayfield Parish Church. An event not to be missed!

Tickets available from sue@mayfieldmusic.co.uk or penny@mayfieldmusic.co.uk

Hillside Animal Charity

21st May 2011 at 19.30 Come to an exciting evening with beautiful music in the Methodist Church Hall in West Hallam.

UPLIFTING - Music Programme 2011 at the Derby Hospitals

15th April London Road Community Hospital Entrance

Me and My Girl

11th March 2011 18.15 until the beginning of the Show - come and hear Reflections play in the Foyer of Landau Forte College in Derby, followed by an amazing production of 'Me and My Girl' by the Central Operatic Society. Box Office 01332 366279

Recital in Geneva

19th July 2011 Come and be part of the inspiring Summer Festival in Geneva


15-24 July 2011 International Summer Festival & Academy


Our CDs have been reprinted now. Let us know if you would like some.


Annette Negus

Annette Negus studied Flute and Dalcroze Eurhythmics at the Academy of Music and
Performing Arts in Stuttgart and had a very inspiring education there. Annette performs
regularly with Orchestras in the East Midlands, professional Ensembles, the Levante Wind
Quintet and Reflections. Besides her Flute teaching Annette is also a qulified Yoga
teacher and runs projects and music workshops.

James Rippingale

James Rippingale studied Classical Guitar at Leeds College of Music. He has also
received tuition from leading professional players including Paul Galbraith, David
Leisner, Nicola Hall and Ben Verdery. He currently studies musical interpre-
tation with              George Hadjinikos, Classical Guitar with Simon Dinnegan
                                and LuigiPalumbo and performs regularly with the Mercia
                                 Guitar Quartet, Reflections and as  a soloist. In his spare
                                   time James likes walks, reading, cats and tea.



J. S. Bach: Sleepers Awake from Cantata 140

J.S. Bach - Sleepers Awake from Cantata

Astor Piazolla: Bordel 1900 from Histoire du Tango

J.S. Bach - Sleepers Awake from Cantata

Antonia Carlos Jobim: The Girl from Ipanema
(arranged by A. Negus and J. Rippingale)

J.S. Bach - Sleepers Awake from Cantata

Georg Gershwin: I Got Rhythm
(arranged by A. Negus and J. Rippingale)

J.S. Bach - Sleepers Awake from Cantata

Georg Gershwin: Summertime
(arranged by A. Negus and J. Rippingale)

J.S. Bach - Sleepers Awake from Cantata


Repertoire List


John Dowland song book
Purcell Minuets


Bach Air
Bach Sicilliene
Bach Sleepers Awake
Bach Sheep May Safely Graze
Bach Gavottes
Bach Minuets
Bach Musette
Bach Jesu Joy of Man’s Desiring
C.P.E. Bach Hamburger Sonata
Handel Arrival of the Queen of Sheba
Handel Music for the Royal Fire Work
Handel Harmonious Blacksmith
Handel Water Music
Handel Sonatas
Handel Bourreé
Handel Aylesford Gavotte
Handel Largo from Xerxes
Rameau Le Tambourin


Bartok Romanian Folk Dances
Beethoven Romance
Boccherini Minuet
Giuliani Various Pieces
Greensleeves Variations
Haydn Serenade
Marsh - One for Marie
Mozart Wedding March
Mozart Arias from the Magic Flute
Mozart Turkish March
Myers – Cavatina
Pachabel Canon
v. Paradis Sicilienne
Rimsky-Korsakov Flight of the Bumble Bee
Scarlatti Sonata
Scarlatti Tempo di Ballo
Schubert Arpeggione Sonata
Takemitsu - Toward the Sea

Ain't No Sunshine When She's Gone
Bach Bourreé (The Jethro Tull Version!)
Don't Get Around Much Any More
Fly Me to the Moon
Georgia on my mind
I Got Rhythm
Lullaby of Birdland
Moon River
On Green Dolphin Street
Pink Panther
Round Midnight
Take 5

Tico Tico
Girl from Ipanema
Various pieces by Celso Machado
Astor Piazzolla - Histoire du Tango
Astor Piazzolla Verano Portento
One note Samba


All you need is love
Day Tripper
Hello Goodbye
Here there and Everywhere
Penny Lane
Strawberry Fields
Yellow Submarine

Closest Thing to Crazy
Raindrops keep falling on my head
Saving all my love for you
Seal - Kiss from a Rose
Somewhere over the Rainbow
Robbie Williams – Angels
Walk on by
What the world needs now is love



Brahms Waltz
Faure Berceuse
Faure Sicillienne
Gluck Dance of the Blessed Spirit
Gossec Tambourin
Gossec Gavotte
Gounod Ave Maria
Humperdink Evening Prayer
Ibert Histoires
Massenet Meditation
Mendelssohn Bridal March
Saint-Saens The Swan
Schubert Ave Maria
Schumann Traumerei
Tarrega Recuerdos Del La Alhambra
Tchaikovsky Valse
Wagner Bridal March
They long to be close to me


Es wird scho glei dumpa
Dance of the Snowmen
Il est né, le Divine Enfant
Walking in the Air (from the Snowman)
Christmas Medley

Reflections are constantly in the process to develop their repertoire
and take pride in tailoring their programme to suit the occasion.
Please contact Reflections if you have any requests.

Updated Nov 09



The diversity of a Reflections performance makes us the ideal choice for your wedding day.

We have a wide range of ceremonial music on offer including favourites such as Bach’s Sleepers Awake and Handel’s Water Music. Reflections can play relaxing music as your guests take their seats, bridal marches while you walk down the isle and you may even like to make a special request for music as you sign the register.

Our exciting collection of Latin American, Jazz and light Classical music is ideal for your drinks reception and/or wedding meal. Guaranteed to add some sparkle to your special day!

Why not entertain your guests as the wedding photos are taken with a selection of live music?

Birthday Partys

Reflections delight in providing relaxing music for special occasions. So if you are planning a family get together, a birthday, a school reunion or any other function, delight your guests by being different – choose Reflections.

We can shape our programme to fit your personal requirements selecting music from a wide range of pieces including Classical, Latin Jazz and Popular music and of course we are happy to cater for requests.

Garden Partys

If you are planning a garden party or similar event then what could be better than choosing live music by Reflections for your entertainment?

We have an extensive repertoire for you to choose from including music from Spain, Argentina and Brazil, Classical music by Mozart, Bach and Handel, Latin Jazz, Light Jazz standards and popular music.

Reflections creates that special and relaxing atmosphere for you and your guests.


Are you a restauranteur? Reflections could be the ingredient for you.

Reflections, the duo to provide that sparkle and a sense of style whilst enhancing the creative atmosphere for your customers and all at very competitive rates.

We are both highly trained musicians and respected performers. We are able to shape our programme to fit your personal requirements and the style of the venue, selecting music from a wide range of styles including Classical, Latin Jazz, Jazz standards and Popular music.


Impress your clients by booking Reflections for your corporate function. We can add a sense of style and sophistication to any corporate occasion while simultaneously creating a pleasant and relaxing atmosphere for your company and your business partners.

Be innovative - let Reflections contribute towards the success of YOUR business.



Prices vary according to duration and venue. For a personal quotation please contact:

James 07934 386701
Annette 0115 9391522




phone: 0115 9391522
web: www.reflectionsmusic.co.uk
mail: info@reflectionsmusic.co.uk
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Comments from Happy Clients

'We are very admiring of this versatile duo. Their style is easy on the ear. Reflections enhanced our party atmosphere and were much admired. We recommend them for any occasion.'
(A&D Harris)

'A wonderful concert!'
(St.Francis Hospice for Cats)

'Thank you so much for making our day so special. Your music sounded beautiful.!
(D. Beddow)

'.The music was the perfect accompaniment to our reception and an ideal choice of tunes was played. Many thanks.'
(Angie R)

'A great contrast from the wedding music at Newstead Abbey to the modern themes at Colwick Hall - Fantastic! We all enjoyed your playing and style...'

'Thank you both so very much for the music you provided at lunchtime yesterday. It was wonderful and greatly appreciated by the 'birthday girl.'
(A. Rayment)

'Many thanks for the fabulous fluting and guitar playing!' (Nick C) 'Thank you very much for the contribution you made to our concert on Saturday. Everyone enjoyed the event.'
(J. Baines)

'Many thanks! We really enjoyed your music tonight - it created just the right atmosphere for our inaugural ball.'
(Jacqui H.)

'.Everyone thoroughly enjoyed the evening and was very impressed with the music you provided.'
(Firfield School)

'Thank you for making our ceremony the perfect start to our wedding day - it was beautiful.'
(Kathryn @ Chris B)

'.a versatile programme.sensitive performance.convincing ensemble playing and outstanding solos.enthusiastic applause.exquisitely tasteful.'
(Allgemeine Zeitung Mainz)


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