About Quintessential

Quintessential are a professional ensemble led by international pianist Warren Mailley-Smith. 

Warren studied at the Royal College of Music where he won numerous postgraduate prizes including a Countess of Munster Award and the French Piano Music Prize. Warren's solo career now sees him performing in festivals and concert venues across the UK, accepting invitations from further afield to perform in Europe and the US. 

What we offer 

Workshops and Recitals: Quintessential donate their time to providing workshops and recitals in schools. 

Masterclasses: Members of Quintessential offer masterclasses and advise on the Hub's ensemble programmes. 

Live Music Portsmouth: The ensemble provide the opportunity for children and young people across Portsmouth to listen and interact with professional musicians.