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MMus, PGDip, PGCert, BMus(Hons)

Orchestral Experience

Playing Experience:

* Denotes a Principal Position where relevant.

 

  • Electric Cinema Film Orchestra* (Including a recording of the film soundtrack to the 2011 documentary film “The Last Projectionist”) (2011)
  • Sospiri Baroque Players (2011)
  • Radley College Baroque Orchestra (2011)
  • Marches Baroque* (2011)
  • Operamus* (2010)
  • Corelli Orchestra (2010 - Present)
  • Brook Street Band* (2010)
  • Purcell Orchestra (2010)
  • Armonica Consort (2010 - Present)
  • London Baroque Sinfonia (2010)
  • Dunedin Consort (2010)
  • Welsh Baroque Orchestra* (2010)
  • Birmingham Bach Choir Baroque Orchestra (2010)
  • St James Players (2010)
  • Ex Cathedra Baroque Orchestra* (Including a Naxos Recording) (2009-Present)
  • Opera Theatre Company Orchestra (Including a month tour of Ireland) (2009-10)
  • Feinstein Ensemble (2009)
  • Consort Pleon* (Including 3 concerto performances) (2009-Present)
  • 18th Century Orchestra (2009-Present)
  • Birmingham Cathedral Festival Orchestra* (2009)
  • Linden Baroque Orchestra* (2009)
  • Rick Wakeman ‘Six Wives Tour’ Rock Orchestra* (2009)
  • Guildhall School of Music and Drama Classical Orchestra (2009)
  • Nottingham Baroque Orchestra (2009)
  • Manchester Baroque Festival Orchestra* (2009)
  • Clare Baroque Orchestra (2009)
  • Cambridge University Collegium Musicum* (2009)
  • Charivari Agreable* (Including an Albinoni Oboe Concerto in 2010) (2008-Present)
  • Phoenix Singers Charity Orchestra* (2008-10)
  • Rachel Podger Baroque Orchestra* (2008-Present)
  • Brecon Baroque* (2008-Present)
  • Midlands Early Music Forum* (2008-Present)
  • Orchestra Europa – Europes Orchestral Academy* (2008-9)
  • Manchester Baroque (2008)
  • Royal College of Music (RCM) Baroque Orchestra* (2008)
  • La Nuova Musica (2008)
  • Kenilworth Festival Orchestra* (2008)
  • Gabrieli Consort and Players (Including a tour to Poland with a live TV and radio broadcast) (2008)
  • Knighton and District Music Society Ensemble* (2008)
  • Christian Union Ensemble* (As part of a CD Recording) (2008-10)
  • Hampshire Sinfonietta* (Including an Albinoni double oboe concerto performed throughout a tour of France) (2008)
  • Beauchamp Sinfonietta* (2008)
  • Musical and Amicable Society Baroque Orchestra (2008)
  • London Mozart Symphony Orchestra (LMSO)* (Including a Radio 3 Performance) (2007-8)
  • Mortimer Society Productions* (Including a CD released in September 2008) (2007)
  • Warwick Orchestral Winds* (2007)
  • Birmingham Concert Orchestra* (2007)
  • Central England Ensemble* (2007-8)
  • Birmingham Symphonic Winds* (Including numerous recordings) (2007-8)
  • Birmingham Sinfonia* (2007)
  • Midlands Sinfonia* (2007)
  • Birmingham Cathedral Chorus Orchestra* (2007)
  • Leeds Baroque Orchestra (2007)
  • Chandos Symphony Orchestra* (2007)
  • London Brandenburg Baroque Sinfonia* (2007)
  • Birmingham University Baroque Orchestra* (2007)
  • Incorporated Society of Musicians Composers Ensemble (2006)
  • BASBWE Regional Conference Wind Orchestra*  (2006)
  • Warwick ‘Chorum’ Singers Chamber Orchestra* (2006)
  • Birmingham Conservatoire Thallein Ensemble* (Including a concert in Canterbury Cathedral in the presence of Boulez) (2005)

Solo Work

  • Consort Pleon* (Including a tour of an Albinoni Oboe Concerto and Handel Trio Sonata in 2011) (2010-Present)
  • Belsize Baroque* (Including 2 Handel, 2 Vivaldi and 2 Venturini Concertos) (2009-Present)
  • Charivari Agreable* (Including an Albinoni Oboe Concerto in 2010) (2008-Present)
  • Soloist for the ‘Messiaen 2008 Centenary Conference’* (2008)
  • Hampshire Sinfonietta* (Including an Albinoni double oboe concerto performed throughout a tour of Southern France) (2008)
  • Birmingham Cathedral Recital Series Soloist* (2007)
  • Birmingham Conservatoire Capelle Orchestra* (Including a Performance of a Vivaldi Double Oboe Concerto in 2007 Conducted by Jeffery Skidmore) (2004-9)

Chamber Music

  • Consort Pleon* (Including a tour of an Albinoni Oboe Concerto and Handel Trio Sonata in 2011)
  • International Double Reed Society Convention (IDRS) Baroque Oboe Marching Band* (2009)
  • International Double Reed Society Convention (IDRS) Wind Ensemble* (2009)
  • Mlardi Wind Sextet* (2008)
  • Cinquevento Wind Quintet* (2008)
  • Jackdaws ‘Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment’ Trio Sonata Course* (2007)
  • Proteus Chamber Orchestra*(2007)
  • Warwickshire Symphony Orchestra Chamber Ensemble (2006)

Residential Music Courses

  • Dartington International Summer School Baroque Orchestra, Chamber Ensembles, & Oboe Band* Sponsored by The Leverhulme Trust and Dartington International Summer School – 90% Scholarships to study under Gail Hennessey and Mark Radcliffe (2007-10)
  • York Trust Baroque Orchestra* (2008)
  • Vacation Chamber Orchestra* (2008)
  • London Amadeus Orchestra* - 50% Scholarship to study under Edwin Roxburgh for a tour of China (2007-8)
  • Jackdaws ‘Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment’ Trio Sonata Course* (2007)
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) Youth Orchestra (Conducted by Sakari Oramo) (2004-5)