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Katie Bennington


Professional Orchestral Experience:TRIALS

Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Cor Anglais
Feb 2014 - Current
London Symphony Orchestra2nd Oboe
Feb 2010 - Current
English National Ballet
2nd Oboe & Cor Anglais
Jan 2014 - Jan 2015
2nd OboeApril 2010 - May 2011
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Nov 2010 - May 2011

2nd Oboe Extra WorkMay 2010 - Current


BBC Scottish Symphony OrchestraOboe

London Philharmonic Orchestra
OboeMay 2010
OboeApr 2010
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Oboe/Cor Anglais/Oboe D'AmoreDec 2010 - Current
BBC Symphony Orchestra
OboeAug 2009
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
OboeFeb 2009 - Current
Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
Oboe/Cor Anglais
2007 - 2008
English National Opera
OboeJan 2011 - Current
Aurora Orchestra
Oboe/Cor Anglais

Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
BBC Concert Orchestra
Orchestra of St Johns
London Mozart Players
English Session Orchestra
Royal Northern Sinfonia
Welsh National Opera
English Touring Opera
Sinfonia Cymru
Oboe/Cor Anglais

New Queen's Hall Orchestra
Early 20th Century Oboe

London Mahler Orchestra
Welsh Session Orchestra and British Sinfonietta
Oboe/Cor Anglais

Brandenburg Sinfonia
Cor Anglais

Orchestral Training:

Southbank Sinfonia
 Jan - Oct 2010
London Philharmonic Orchestra Foyle's Future Firsts Scheme
 2007 - 2008 

Solo and Chamber Music:
R. Vaughan Williams’ Concerto for Oboe and Strings with Southbank SinfoniaJuly 2011
J. S. Bach’s Double Concerto for Violin and Oboe with Rhys Watkins and Sinfonia CymruOct 2010
P. Stanhope’s Concerto for Oboe, Harp and Strings with Catrin Finch and Sinfonia Cymru Sep 2009
R. Strauss’ Oboe Concerto with Watford School of Music Youth Orchestra July 2008
M. Berkeley’s Oboe Concerto with Southampton University String Orchestra May 2008
A. Marcello’s Oboe Concerto with Hillingdon Music Schools Symphony Orchestra Aug 2003
Circle of Fifths Wind Quintet (GSMD)
Berkeley Ensemble

Since 2011

Professional Training:
Guildhall School of Music and Drama - Artists Fellowship, MMus and BMus Hons with Concert Recitalist Diploma 2003-2009
Professors:Richard Simpson, Gordon Hunt, David Walter, Jane Marshall (cor anglais) and Chris Brannick (2nd study percussion).

Collaborative Experience:
  • Musical Director and onstage musician for ‘The Misanthrope’ arr. Crimp, with Tower Theatre Company (Oct 2009)
  • Productions with GSMD musicians and actors:- Arthur Miller’s ‘Playing for Time’ (July 2008); Ted Hughes’ ‘Tales from Ovid’ (Dec 2006); Edward Ravenscroft’s ‘The London Cuckolds’ (Dec 2007); and Chekhov’s ‘Three Sisters’ (June 2006) and ‘Uncle Vanya’ (June 2009) all directed by Christian Burgess.
  • GSMD Drama Summer School (July 2009)
  • Co-leading an improvisation group at GSMD called Open Call for musicians and actors (2008-2011)
  • Collaborative work with dancers from the London Contemporary Dance School:- Improvisation sessions (2004-05), and Choreographic/Composer collaborative concerts at GSMD and LCDS (2006-07)

Other Interests:  Dancing, painting, theatre, films, sports.

Referees:Richard Simpson (BBC Symphony Orchestra - Principal Oboe) and Gordon Hunt (Philharmonia - Principal Oboe)

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Oboe, Cor Anglais, Oboe d'Amore