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Alys Jones

Horn

Professional Orchestral Experience

  • Welsh National Opera Orchestra
  • British Sinfonietta
  • Cambridge Handel Opera Company - Principal (Baroque Horn)
  • London Musical Theatre Orchestra – ‘A Christmas Carol’, Lyceum Theatre – Principal
  • London Children’s Ballet
  • Opera Holloway - La Bohème Tour
  • Chipping Campden Festival Orchestra
  • Pro Youth Philharmonia – Principal
  • Three Choirs Festival, Hereford Cathedral – Principal
  • Fulham Symphony Orchestra – Principal
  • Bishops Stortford Sinfonia - Co-Principal
  • Royal Orchestral Society
  • Ernest Read Symphony Orchestra

Orchestral Training

  • Young Musician’s Symphony Orchestra
  • European Union Youth Wind Orchestra – 2nd Horn
  • Welsh National Opera Placement Scheme
  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales Side-by-Side Concert
  • National Youth Orchestra of Wales – Co-Principal
  • National Youth Wind Orchestra of Wales – Principal
  • RWCMD Symphony Orchestra, Chamber Orchestra, Brass Ensemble
  • RWCMD Wind Orchestra – Recording of J.P. Sousa’s Music - Naxos

Chamber Experience

  • Berkeley Ensemble
  • Prince Regents Band – Natural Horn
  • Onyx Brass – Side-by-side performance with RWCMD Brass Ensemble
  • Sail Horn Quartet – Philip Jones Brass Ensemble Prize Finalists, 2018
  • Cor8 Horns – Horn Octet performing in concerts, education workshops and festivals across the UK

Solo Performances

  • Charlton House Lyrical Brass Competition 2019 – Finalist and Prize Winner
  • Telemann’s Double Horn Concerto in D with Cambridge Handel Opera Company and Julian Perkins
  • Linda Mowat Brass Prize, RWCMD

Outreach and Education Work

  • School workshops with the Berkeley Ensemble
  • Workshop Leader and Animateur – including devised workshops for Gunnersbury Park Museum
  • Mini Mozart Practitioner
  • Brass Teacher for Tower Hamlets Arts and Music Education Service
  • ‘Try Out and Instrument’ Outreach for BBC National Orchestra of Wales
  • ‘The King Who Lost his Crown’ – Brass Ensemble Outreach, Creator and Facilitator

Education

  • Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama – BMus (Hons) – 2:1, 2014-2018

Teachers: Jonathan Lipton, Tim Thorpe, Angus West, Jim Mildred, Anneke Scott
Masterclasses: Katy Woolley, Richard Watkins, David Pyatt, Martin Owen, Tom Redmond

References:

  • Jonathan Lipton
  • Angus West

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Instruments
Horn, Baroque Horn, Natural Horn, Wagner Tuba