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Joe Richards

Percussion

Professional Orchestral Experience:

  • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • London Sinfonietta
  • Lion King UK Tour
  • Multi Story Orchestra
  • Ensemble Intercomunicazione
  • Orion Orchestra Orchestral

Training:

  • London Sinfonietta Academy
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra Orchestral Pathway Scheme
  • RCM/ENO Evolve Scheme
  • Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra - Principal
  • Purcell School Symphony Orchestra - Principal

Recording Experience:

  • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • London Sinfonietta
  • “Celebrating Jon Lord” CD and DVD live with Deep Purple and guests
  • London Sinfonietta Academy - Recording for the ‘Cage Walk Prom’
  • Farplane Records
  • Hed Kandi
  • BBC4 Documentary ‘Holst – In The Bleak Midwinter’ directed by Tony Palmer

Solo and Chamber Recitals:

  • Wigmore Hall
  • The Purcell Room
  • St. Martin in the Fields
  • Queen Elizabeth Hall
  • King’s Place
  • National Gallery
  • Victoria and Albert Museum
  • Saddler’s Wells Theatre
  • Winchester Chamber Music Festival
  • Hebden Bridge Music Festival

Education Work:

  • 2012 Hertfordshire Five Gold Rings Project - Workshop Leader, setting up and directing workshop groups in secondary schools to work in their local communities.
  • 2009 Commonwealth Resounds Project in Trinidad and Tobago - Outreach Worker, running workshops for deprived communities.
  • 2008 - Present Purcell School Impulse Project - Workshop Leader, directing a team of gifted musicians running workshops in primary and secondary schools around the UK.

Education:

  • 2012 – 2014 Royal College of Music - Scholar - MPerf (Distinction)
  • 2008 – 2012 Royal College of Music - Scholar - BMus(Hons) (1st Class) 2006 – 2012
  • Purcell School of Music - Scholar - A levels

Awards:

  • 2011 RCM Joy Hockings Award
  • 2008 Purcell School Academic Music Award

Referees:

  • David Hockings
  • Alex Neal

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Instruments
Percussion