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Will Padfield


BBC Symphony Orchestra
Hallé Orchestra, regular extra player including 2017 BBC Prom (as 5th/3rd horn)         
Ulster Orchestra
Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra             
BBC Concert Orchestra (extras list)         
Royal Northern Chamber Orchestra            

Britten Pears Orchestra (1st horn, including Naxos recording)   
Royal Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra 
RNCM Symphony Orchestra/Paris Conservatoire Orchestra - Performed first horn in Wagner’s Ring “An Orchestral Adventure”. Included Siegfried horn call -  live on BBC Radio 3     Britten Pears composition and performance course     
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Academy
London Schools Symphony Orchestra and NYCO (1st horn)                              

2018 Britten Serenade with the Exeter Bach Society        
2018 Gregson Horn Concerto in two concerts with the National Youth Wind Orchestra   
2018 Masterclasses with Radovan Vlatkovic and Stefan Dohr                               
2018 Mozart’s Horn Concerto no. 3 with St John’s Chamber Orchestra                      
2018 Dukas’ Villanelle at RNCM Chamber Festival                              
2017 Dohnányi’s Sextet at RNCM Chamber Festival           
2017 Founder member of Quartet Menine- ROSL Semi-finalists 2019       
2017 Philip Grange’s “Out in the Dark” for solo horn and choir, with Ad Solem choir, with the composer in attendance.                       
2017 Masterclass with Johannes Hinterholzer                     
2016 Masterclasses with Fergus McWilliams and Alberto Menéndez          

PRESENTING, CONDUCTING AND OUTREACH                                                         
Presenter / narrator of Hallé Orchestra “Dinosaurumpus” at Bridgewater Hall in December-  4 Performances (2018) 
Volunteer for Brass for Africa- teaching brass and conducting in Uganda
Presenter of RNCM massed wind band piece for the 2018 festival of wind
Volunteer with LIME music for health
Conductor for Manchester University Music Society (2015-2017)
Assistant conductor Aldworth Philharmonic (2014-15)

2018 - 2020 Royal Academy of Music – Masters
                  Recipient of the Leverhulme Trust Postgraduate Scholarship   
                  Teachers: Martin Owen, Richard Watkins, Mike Thompson                                                                         
2014 - 2018 Royal Northern College of Music – GRNCM Course                                                          
2014 - 2017 University of Manchester - BA Music (2:1)   

Julian Plummer, Beccy Goldberg, Tim Jackson

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Horn, Baroque Horn, Conductor, Natural Horn, Wagner Tuba