4-Mality Percussion quartet

"Boundary-leaping Percussionists" - Time Out Magazine

4-Mality Percussion Quartet consists of Jan Bradley, Sophie Hastings, Mark Norman and Sam Wilson. The group was founded by Adrian Spillett. The quartet is devoted to delivering exciting performances of percussion repertoire. 

JAN BRADLEY is a freelance percussionist based in Manchester. He plays for various orchestras including the Hallé, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Northern Sinfonia and Camerata. He is also a composer and arranger, primarily for percussion, although he has recently written a piece for trumpet and percussion and a percussion concerto with orchestra.

 

 

SOPHIE HASTINGS is also based in Manchester. Sophie has worked with the likes of Mystique, Jimmy Nail, Lesley Garrett and shows including Saturday Night Fever and Phantom of the Opera. Orchestral playing experience includes BBC Philharmonic, Liverpool Philharmonic, the Hallé, Northern Sinfonia, Northern Ballet, English National Ballet, Birmingham Royal Ballet and Camerata.

 

 

MARK NORMAN graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music in 2003. Since then, he has worked with the BBC Philharmonic, Hallé Orchestra, Opera North, English National Ballet and Northern Ballet Theatre.

 

 

SAM WILSON is a London-based percussionist and composer. Recent Projects include performances with the Royal Opera House, CBSO, London Contemporary Orchestra and English Chamber Orchestra. Sam also writes and performs dance music with Anna Meredith, and is a member of hip-hop comedy group Abandoman.

 

 

Whilst his full-time positions as Section Leader of CBSO and Head of Percussion at Birmingham Conservatoire make it impossible to continue performing with 4-Mality, founder member ADRIAN SPILLETT, continues to work with the group as an artistic advisor.