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Shelly Organ

Bassoon

MA Cantab, PG Dip. Advanced (Distinction) RCM

Current Position Held

  • Philharmonia Orchestra (Second Bassoon)

Orchestral

  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (Trial, Principal Second Bassoon)
  • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (Trial, Associate Principal)
  • RTE National Symphony Orchestra of Ireland (Associate Principal position held; short contract, 2008)
  • Royal Scottish National Orchestra (Trial, Associate Principal)
  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • BBC Philharmonic Orchestra
  • BBC Concert Orchestra
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Ulster Orchestra
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • Britten Sinfonia
  • London Mozart Players
  • Opera North
  • Glyndebourne Touring Opera Orchestra
  • Aurora Orchestra


Chamber

  • London Winds
  • Birmingham Contemporary Music Group
  • Haffner Wind Ensemble
  • Ensemble 360
  • Gallimaufry Ensemble (Dartington International Summer School)
  • Camberwell Composers Collective (Aldeburgh Festival)
  • Aurora Ensemble


Solo

  • Hummel Concerto & Elgar Romance – St. Giles Orchestra
  • Mozart Concerto – Orchestra West, Somerset County Orchestra
  • Weber Concerto – Somerset County Orchestra, Mid Somerset Orchestra
  • Vivaldi Concerto in E Minor – Southbank Sinfonia
  • Robin Holloway Concerto – Cambridge University Chamber Orchestra
  • Premieres:
    • Anna Meredith axeman (electric bassoon)
    • Emily Hall join
    • Jeffery Wilson Before the Chakra
    • Tim Watts Interlude and Humoresque
    • Jeremy Thurlow An Innocent Abroad
    • Cecilia McDowall Le Temps Viendra
    • Peter Wiegold Prelude 3

Education/Training

  • Southbank Sinfonia  (Principal, member 2002-03)
  • Royal College of Music 2000-02 (Scholar): PGDip. Advanced (Distinction) – study with Martin Gatt
  • University of Cambridge, Girton College 1997-2000: MA (2004), BA Hons (Music)
  • Wells Cathedral School 1995-97(DfES Scholar)


Awards/Scholarships

  • Anthony Saltmarsh Junior Fellow, Royal College of Music 2003-05       
  • Countess of Munster Musical Trust • Musicians Benevolent Fund

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Instruments
Bassoon