Momentum is an engaging and vibrant ensemble made up of individually outstanding


All four members of Momentum Saxophone Quartet graduated from the University of

Southampton, where they studied with Dr Angela Space, and have since gone on to

complete further studies at leading music conservatoires across the UK.

They have performed in masterclasses with world renowned saxophonists including Arno

Borncamp, Vincent David, Timothy McAllister, Jerome Laran and Lynn Klock.

In July 2019, Momentum Quartet travelled to Zagreb, Croatia, where they performed at

the 18th World Saxophone Congress and are now looking forward to performing at the

next World Saxophone Congress in Kurashiki, Japan, in 2021.

Wayne Hau
is a London-based saxophonist and multi-instrumentalist, who graduated from Trinity Laban Conservatoire with Distinction in a Masters in Music Performance (MMus) and has been awarded a scholarship to continue his studies at Trinity Laban for a Postgraduate Advanced Diploma with Melanie Henry and Gerard McChrystal.


Hannah Brierley

is from Oxford, and is studying for a Masters in Performance at Trinity

Laban with Gerard McChrystal and Melanie Henry. For many years she has enjoyed

performing in pit orchestras around the UK on the saxophone, clarinet and flute.


Emily Cox

is a classically trained saxophonist, multi-instrumentalist and music educator from Dorset. She was awarded a scholarship to attend the Royal Northern College of Music and gained a Masters in Music Performance (MMus) and Fellowship of the Royal Schools of Music (FRSM) under the tutelage of Rob Buckland, Carl Raven and Andy Scott.

Laurence Astill 
studied at the Royal College of Music for his Master of Performance under the tutelage of Kyle Horch. An accomplished teacher and performer, Laurence has received a number of awards and grants from organisations including EMI Music Sound Foundation and the RCM Jane Melber Saxophone Award.