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Susana Dias

Bassoon

ORCHESTRAL EXPERIENCE

  • Orchestra of the Royal Opera House – Extra
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra – Extra
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – extra and trial for Principal Bassoon
  • Royal Scottish National Orchestra – Guest Principal
  • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra – trial for Second Bassoon
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra – Extra
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra – trial for Principal Bassoon
  • Ulster Orchestra – trial for Principal Bassoon
  • RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, Ireland – trial for Co-Principal Bassoon
  • Orquestra Nacional do Porto, Portugal – Extra
  • Orquestra Sinfónica Portuguesa, Portugal – including Guest Principal

 CHAMBER MUSIC and SOLO

  •  The London Myriad Ensemble (Wind & Piano ensemble)
  • Ensemble 360º (mixed ensemble) - Guest Bassoonist
  • Mozart Bassoon concerto with RCM String Ensemble (director Gordon Nikolitch)
  • Mozart Bassoon concerto with the Southbank Sinfonia (director Simon Over)
  • Recitals with pianist Hana Fiserova (2010/2011)

EDUCATION PROJECTS

  • Southbank Sinfonia Education Outreach:
    • Cadogan Hall Saturday Spectacular Series
    • Blake Project (in collaboration with Lambeth Schools)
  • DaCapo Music Foundation:
    • Woodwind Ensembles coaching
    • Assisting Director on Listen-Up Project (workshops in Primary Schools with Aurora Orchestra)

 

EDUCATION
  • Royal College of Music Master Degree in Advanced Performance Studies (2004 – 2006)
  • Music Conservatoire of Porto - Advanced level course of Bassoon (1996 – 2004)    

Professors:

  • Andrea de Flammineis (Bassoon) • Martin Field (Contra) – UK
  • Robert Glassburner • Hugues Kestemann – Portugal

Competitions & Awards:

  • ‘Yamaha Music Foundation’ for Woodwinds – 1st Prize (2003)
  •  Royal College of Music Concerto Competition – Winner (2005)
  • John Lyon’s Charity scholarship (2004-2006)

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Instruments
Bassoon

Ensembles
London Myriad Ensemble