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Elsa Bradley

Percussion

Professional Orchestral

Guest Principal Timpani

  • BBC Symphony Orchestra (trialist 2015) 
  • Opera North (trial finalist 2015)
  • City of London Sinfonia (current trial)
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra (current trial)
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
  • Aurora Orchestra
  • Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
  • The Philharmonia (2nd timps)

Percussion

  • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • BBC Concert Orchestra
  • Opera North
  • Britten Sinfonia   
  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
  • Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • The Philharmonia
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra                                 
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • RTÉ Symphony Orchestra
  • John Wilson Orchestra (2014)

Orchestral Training

  • OAE Experience Scheme 2014/15 (timpani)
  • LSO Percussion Academy 2013


  • Banff Festival Orchestra, Canada
  • National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain

Chamber

Percussion     

  • Plus Minus Ensemble (contemporary)
  • Abstruckt Ensemble (contemporary)
  • We Spoke: New Music
  • Multi-Storey Orchestra
  • Balletboyz Company
  • Box9 Drumline
Cimbalom
  • London Sinfonietta (BBC Proms 2015: Boulez, Éclat-Multiples)
  • Mahogany Opera Group – HCMF 2017
  • The Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Le Nouvel Ensemble Moderne, Montréal
  • RCM ensembles (2014; 2017-18)
  • National Children’s Orchestra
Teaching & Educational projects
  • BBCSO Education
  • LSO Discovery
  • London Sinfonietta
  • Multi-Storey Orchestra
  • Abstruckt Ensemble


  • OAE Education
  • Oasby Courses
  • Kidenza Concerts
  • YOrchestra

Teaching Positions

  • Middlesex University - Percussion tutor
  • Hoe Bridge School, Woking

 Awards

  • Sabian Prize for Percussion – Royal College of Music  2014
  • John Lewis Award – Royal College of Music Scholarship 2012-2014
  • Adam Prize in Music – King’s College, London 2011
  • Arthur Bulgin Silver Medal – The Worshipful Company of Musicians 2010

Education

  • Royal College of Music: Masters in Performance - Distinction 2012-2014
  • King’s College, London: Bachelor of Music - First Class Honours 2009–2012
  • Professor: Steve Quigley, Royal Academy of Music

Professional Referees

  • Adrian Bending
  • David Hockings

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Instruments
Percussion, Baroque Timpani, Cimbalom, Dulcimer, Timpani