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Kristal Hamson

Clarinet

ORCHESTRAL EXPERIENCE:

  • Nigel Kennedy’s Orchestra of Life
  • BBC Concert Orchestra - Including BBC Proms, RAH
  • Orchestra of the Royal Opera House (Principal Clarinet)
  • City of London Sinfonia - Including Opera Holland Park
  • Aurora Orchestra
  • London Concert Orchestra
  • Orchestra of the Swan (Guest Principal)
  • Brandenburg Sinfonia
  • Southbank Sinfonia (member 2009/2010)

MUSICAL THEATRE:
Positions held:

  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang  - UK Tour (Nov 2015 - Oct 2016)
    • (Reed 3 Clt, Eb Clar, Bass Clar & Flute)
  • Barnum - UK Tour (Sept 2014 - Aug 2015)
    • (Reed 2 Clt)
  • My Fair Lady - Crucible Theatre, Sheffield (Dec 2012 - Jan 2013)
    • (Reed 2 Clt)
  • Every Good Boy Deserves Favour - National Theatre (Dec 2009 - Feb 2010)
    • (Clt & Bass Clt)

Deputising:

  • Miss Saigon - Prince Edward Theatre, London (Dec 2014 - Jan 2016)
    • (Woodwind 3 Clt, Flute & Alto Sax)
  • Phantom of the Opera - UK Tour (2012-2013)
    • (Reed 2 Clt & Bass Clt)
  • Wizard of Oz -London Palladium (Oct 2011 – July 2012)
    • (Reed 3 Clt, Eb Clt & Tenor Sax)
  • Love Never Dies -Adelphi Theatre, London (Jan 2011 – July 2011)
    • (Reed 2 Clt & Sop Sax)
  • Les Miserables -UK Tour 2010
    • (Reed 2 Clt,Eb Clt, Bass Clt, Tenor & Alto Recorders)
  • Thursford Christmas Spectacular
    • (Clt, Sop Sax, Alto Sax)

COMMERCIAL & SESSION WORK:

  • English Session Orchestra
  • Cool Music Ltd (Clarinet solos for BBC one Call the Midwife)
  • Face Music Ltd (Il Divo Strictly Come Dancing)
  • Radio 2 & 3 BBC Concert Orchestra Friday Night is Music Night Live Broadcasts (artists performed with include: Katie Melua, Pixie Lott, Katherine Jenkins, Lesley Garrett, Kerry Ellis & Pet Shop Boys)
  • Classic FM & Signum Classics Andrew Kennedy (Tenor) Southbank Sinfonia

CHAMBER & SOLO

  • Recitals Include:                                                                                                       
    Wigmore Hall
    National Portrait Gallery Royal Opera House Crush Room & Linbury Theatre                       Aberystwyth MusicFest Benslow Music Trust Little Venice Festival Dulwich Subscription Serie

 

EDUCATIONAL WORK/OUTREACH
  • LPO Future Firsts Education work
  • Orchestrate - Orchestral team-building workshops for large corporations in the UK

EDUCATION


Trinity College of Music   BMus Hons (2002 – 2006) Chetham’s School of Music
Professors: Joanna Patton Wilfred Goddard David Campbell Hale Hambleton Tom Watmough
Competitions & Awards: Harold Clarke Woodwind (Finalist) TCM S.U. Chamber Music (Runner Up)
Malcolm Sargent Competition (Runner Up) John Barbirolli Memorial Foundation EMI Music Sound

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Instruments
Clarinet, Alto Saxophone, Bass Clarinet, Eb Clarinet, Flute, Soprano Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone