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Helen Bennett

Clarinet

ORCHESTRAL EXPERIENCE
-    Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
-    Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
-    English Symphony Orchestra
-    New London Sinfonia
-    Brandenburg Sinfonia
-    National Concert Orchestra
-    Symphony Orchestra of India
-    Milton Keynes City Orchestra (extra list)
-    London Classical Soloists
-    Jersey Chamber Orchestra
-    Orchestra of Musique Cordiale
-    Chameleon Arts Orchestra
-    Hampstead Garden Opera
-    West Ham Orchestra
-    Black Dyke Brass Band

RECORDINGS/SESSIONS/TV
-    ‘Ketevan’, Katie Melua, Angel Studios
-    ‘Performance’ Bob Blakeley, Air Studios
-    Apartment House Ensemble, Craxton Studios
-    ‘Fallen Angel’ Jon Lee
-    Matt Cardle, o2 Arena
-    ITV National Television Awards, o2 Arena
-    Engines Orchestra (clarinet and flute)
-    ‘There is Nothing Good or Bad, But Thinking Makes It So’, London Short Film Festival

THEATRE WORK AND SHOWS
-    ‘The Sound of Music’ – UK Tour 2016 (clarinet, bass clarinet, flute)
-    ‘Miss Saigon’ – UK Tour 2017 (deputy - clarinet, flute, saxophone)
-    ‘The Liberation of Colette Simple’ – Jacksons Lane Theatre, London and St. James’ Theatre, London (flute, bass clarinet, tenor sax)
-    ‘The City Madam’ – Royal Shakespeare Company, The Swan Theatre, Stratford (deputy – clarinet, soprano sax)
-    ‘Abba The Show’ – European Tour (deputy – flute, tenor sax)
-    ‘Grey Gardens’ – Southwark Playhouse, London (deputy – flute, clarinet, bass clarinet, soprano sax, tenor sax)
-    ‘Whisper House’ – The Other Palace Theatre, London (deputy – clarinet, bass clarinet, contra bass clarinet)
-    ‘Thursford Christmas Spectacular’ – Thursford Collection, Norfolk (deputy – clarinet, alto sax, soprano sax)
-    ‘Allegro’ – Bridewell Theatre, London (clarinet)
-    ‘The Miser’ – Belgrade Theatre, Coventry (solo clarinet, flute)
-    ‘City of Angels’ – Bridewell Theatre, London (clarinet, flute, alto sax, tenor sax)
-    ‘Cinderella’ – Paul Holmann Associates, Connaught Theatre (clarinet, flute, tenor sax)
-    ‘Cinderella’ – Paul Holmann Associates, The Playhouse, West-Super-Mare (clarinet, flute, tenor sax)
-    ‘Chess’ – Theatre Royal, Windsor (clarinet, flute, bass clarinet)
-    ‘The Mystery of Edwin Drood’ – Arts Ed, London (clarinet, flute)

EDUCATION WORK/OUTREACH

-    Kidenza Classical Concerts for Children
-    BBC Radio Jersey Education Sessions
-    Carter Wind Quintet – workshops
 
CHAMBER/SOLO
-    Mozart Clarinet Quintet with string principals at the Jersey Chamber Orchestra
-    Reigate Wind Ensemble – including Malta International Festival
-    Atea Wind Quintet – recital dep
-    Marylebone Wind Trio – cruise ship performances
-    London Myriad Ensemble – Benslow Music Trust Wind Chamber Course

AWARDS

-    Highly Commended, Chris Rowland Prize
-    Max Bemrose Bursary Prize
-    90% RNCM Chamber Festival
-    Highly Commended, Trevor Wye Chamber Competition

EDUCATION
Royal Northern College of Music – BMus (Hons) 2:1 (2005-2009)
Trinity Performance Diploma: Associate of Trinity College, London (2005)

TEACHERS
Nicholas Cox, Barnaby Robson, Chris Swann, Colin Pownall, Mandy Burvill

REFEREES
Nicholas Cox and Barnaby Robson

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Instruments
Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Bass Clarinet, Eb Clarinet, Flute, Tenor Saxophone