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Melissa Favell-Wright

Double Bass

SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA

  • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • COOL Music (sessions)
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
  • RTE National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland
  • English Symphony Orchestra
  • London Concert Orchestra
  • London Gala Orchestra
  • New London Orchestra
  • Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Oxford Philomusica
  • London Telefilmonic Orchestra
  • New Queen’s Hall Orchestra
  • Milton Keynes City Orchestra
  • Chameleon Arts Orchestra
  • Eastern Sinfonia

OPERA & BALLET

  • Royal Opera House Orchestra
  • English National Opera
  • Royal Ballet Sinfonia
  • English National Ballet
  • Birmingham Royal Ballet
  • European Chamber Opera
  • Carl Rosa Opera Company
  • Handmade Opera Company
  • Bampton Classical Opera

CHAMBER ORCHESTRA

  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Britten Sinfonia
  • City of London Sinfonia
  • English Sinfonia
  • Mozart Festival Orchestra
  • Isis Ensemble
  • City Chamber Ensemble
  • Manning Camerata
  • Continuum Ensemble

EDUCATION/OUTREACH EXPERIENCE

  • London Symphony Orchestra education projects
  • Philharmonia Orchestra education projects
  • Kevin Hathway’s Elastic Band
  • RCM Higher Education Summer School

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • Bedford Girls’ School (double bass, aural class and orchestra)
  • Da Capo Foundation (senior teacher - double bass and musicianship)
  • Notting Hill Prep School (double bass)
  • Colfe’s School (double bass and string scheme)
  • Pembroke Academy of Music (double bass and bass guitar)
  • Essex and Lincolnshire Youth Orchestras (double bass sectionals)
  • Early Years classes for 3-5 year olds
  • Primary School music lessons and PPA cover

TRAINING

  • Royal College of Music – PG Adv Dip (2003-2005)
  • Colchester Institute – BA (Hons) 2:1 (1999-2002)
    Professor – Tony Hougham

AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIPS

  • Royal Orchestral Society
  • Tom Acton Memorial Trust
  • Sir Thomas Middlecott’s Exhibition Foundation

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Instruments
Double Bass