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Rebecca Dinning (nee Eves)



  • European Chamber Music Academy (Heath Quartet) 2008-09
  • Royal Academy of Music 2005-2007 – PGDip (Distinction), DipRAM, LRAM
  • Royal Northern College of Music 2001-2005  - BMus(Hons): Class I, PPRNCM 
  • Chetham’s School of Music 1996-2001

Orchestral experience:

  • Glyndebourne on Tour Orchestra 2009-13, incl. no. 4 1st violin & no. 2 & principal 2nd violin as required
  • Guest-principal second violin, Manchester Camerata, since Jan. 2012
  • Freelance work: Manchester Camerata, Royal Northern Sinfonia, BSO, London Sinfonietta, RPO, ECO
  • Trials for: Principal second violin Manchester Camerata (2012-13), No.3 second violins Scottish Chamber Orchestra (2009/10); tutti violin BBCSO (2012), CBSO (2010/11), Hallé Orchestra  (2010/11), BBCNOW & Ulster Orchestra (2010)
  • Leader, New English Orchestra, 2010 - present
  • Leader, The Apollo Ensemble, 2009-12

Chamber Ensembles:

Heath String Quartet (Second Violinist 2007-2009)

  • Second Prize, Haydn Prize, 20th Century Prize - 4th International Joseph Haydn Chamber Music Competition, Vienna 2009
  • First Prize, Audience Prize, Wilhelm Vos Prize - 19thTROMP International String Quartet Competition Holland 2008
  • Selected for representation by YCAT in 2008
  • Recitals at Wigmore Hall and Purcell Room, London; Concertgebouw, Amsterdam:  Auditorio Nacional, Madrid; Vienna Konzerthaus 2007-09; UK music clubs 2007-09
  • Live broadcasts for UK BBC Radio 3; Netherlands Radio 4; & Algerian Radio & TV

Carducci String Quartet: Second violin maternity cover January – June 2012, including concert tours of the UK, USA and Colombia

Other chamber ensembles:

  • Berkeley Ensemble – regular violin deputy
  • The Akenside Players (Period Performance) – Winners of the 2012 Fenton House Early Keyboard Competition
  • Ensemble Dei Gratia (Period Performance)

Solo:    John Williams Remembrances/ All Souls Orchestra, Royal Albert Hall London - 2014
Haydn Concerto in C Major / All Souls Orchestra, France - 2013
             Mozart Sinfonia Concertante with Robin Ashwell (viola) / Apollo Ensemble - 2011
             Bach Concerto in D minor for Two Violins / Soloists of London, Spain - 2006
             ach Concerto for Violin and Oboe / Orchestra of the Yorke Trust - 2006
             Bach Violin Concertos / Apollo Ensemble – 2005-11
             Recitals for UK Festivals and music clubs


  • Carducci Quartet master classes/workshops across UK, USA & Colombia (2012)
  • Tutor in Chamber Music, Lake District International Summer Music Academy; String ensemble tutor, LDSM Young String Venture
  • Tutor in Chamber Music, RNCM 2008/09 (Leverhulme Junior Fellow/Heath Quartet)

Adi Brett (
Leader, Manchester Camerata)
Richard Milone (Leader, GoT)

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