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She has entertained students and staff by her oboe playing in concerts and Inter-House Music competitions. Now Sixth Form oboist Emily Menezes, who plays with the Surrey County Youth Wind Orchestra has been selected to play for the English Schools’ Orchestra. The orchestra comprises of young musicians who are of Grade 8 and above and only one or two oboists in the country are selected to play for this national youth orchestra. Emily, who has been playing the instrument for eight years and achieved distinction in Grade 8 a few years ago said she was very much looking to working with such talented people. She added: “Although I don’t intend to study music at university, I definitely want to continue playing in orchestras as that it where I am happiest - making amazing music with kind and like-minded people.”