Quintus has wide experience of presenting light-hearted musical talks to WIs and other organisations.

Titles of Talks Offered

A demonstration of how different musical instruments work and how they have changed over the years.

Songs Through the Ages
A lively exploration of songs from today back to the Middle Ages, with some audience participation.

The Seven Ages of Music
An entertaining insight into the sounds we encounter from cradle to grave.

He would be interested to hear from any groups, within a 25 mile radius of Saffron Walden, who are looking for a speaker or entertainer.


Quintus offers music lectures to WEA and other adult groups.

His popular series “Mixing with Music” consists of twelve topics each designed to link music to one other particular aspect of life. The topics can selected to form a 10 or 12 week Course or chosen for a One-day Workshop.

Music and ...  Instruments; Nationality; Architecture; Pictures; Words; Dance; Drama; Film & TV; Religion; Nature; Money and Education.

Other Day Schools can be offered on specific topics eg. the anniversary of a composer, or a general topic such as Water.