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Hetty Snell


Positions held -
BBC National Orchestra of Wales No.3 50% (2012-2014)

Orchestral Trials
  • London Symphony Orchestra,Trial Rank and File (current)
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra, Trial for Co-Principal Cello No.2
  • CBSO, Trial for Principal
  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Trial for Principal
  • The Orchestra of Opera North, Trial for Principal
  • The Orchestra of Scottish Opera, Trial for Principal
  • Philharmonia Orchestra, Trial Rank and File
  • RSNO, Trial Associate Principal No.2
  • The Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Trial Rank and File
  • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Trial No.2 
  • Royal Northern Sinfonia, Trial No.2

Extra Work

  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
  • Royal Northern Sinfonia (Including Principal)
  • Suffolk Philharmonic Orchestra (Principal)
  • National Eisteddfod, Wales - Armed Man conducted by Karl Jenkins – Invited by the composer to play Principal/Solo Cello

Orchestral Training
  • LSO String Experience Scheme (2011-2012)
  • LSO - St Luke’s String Academy (2010)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra/Martin Musical Scholarship Fund – “Meyer Foundation OrchestralAward” Philharmonia Orchestra Scheme (2010-2011)
  • Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra (2009-2010)
  • European Union Youth Orchestra (2008-2009)
  • Royal Academy of Music Soloists directed by Clio Gould, including Principal (2010-2012)

Wilhelm Quartet
  • BBC Radio 3 “In tune”
  • Leverhulme Chamber Music Fellows – Royal Academy of Music (2012)
  • Tour of Australia (2010)
  • Wigmore Hall, London (2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013)
  • Teatru Manoel, Malta (2010)
  • Elgar Introduction and Allegro with String Orchestra
    • Clarendon Muse, Watford (2009)
    • Duke’s Hall, Royal Academy of Music (2010)
  • Prizes
    • Wigmore Hall Patrons Award (Finalists)
    • Wolfe Wolfinssohn String Quartet Prize
    • Arthur Bliss Prize
    • Derek Butler Prize
    • Davey Poznanski Quartet Scheme

Other Chamber Music
  • String Quartet performance for the BBC Four Documentary – ‘How to be a composer’
  • Cheltenham Festival (2005, 2006)
  • Wigmore Hall – String Octet (2005)
  • Buckingham Palace – String Sextet (2005)
  • Quartet performance for the European Commission in Brussels (2008)

Education Work
  • National Children’s Orchestra Cello Coaching (2013)
  • Wigmore Hall – ‘For Crying out loud’ outreach project for mothers and babies (2012)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra Education work (2006-2010)
  • Albert Hall Outreach Concerts as part of ‘Albert’s Band’ directed by Kevin Hathway (2009-)
  • Projects within the Royal academy of Music as part of the ‘Principals of Education’ course
  • Outreach projects in chamber music groups throughout the UK and in Australia

  • Master of Arts (Dist.) Royal Academy of Music DipRAM (2012)
    Studying with Josephine Knight, David Strange.
  • Bachelor of Music with First Class Honours in Performance (2010)
    Studying with Josephine Knight.
  • Licentiate from the Royal Academy of music with Distinction (2010)

  • Marjorie & Dorothy Whyte Memorial Fund (2012)
  • Amadeus Scholarship – Royal Academy of Music (2012)
  • Moir Carnegie Prize for Cello – Royal Academy of Music (2012)
  • Sir John Barbiroli Memorial Prize, Royal Academy of Music (2011, 2010)
  • Financial Awards from the Countess of Munster Musical Trust; Musicians Benevolent Fund; Stephen Bell Charitable Trust; Martin Musical Scholarship Fund; Dulce Haigh Marshall Trust and the Seary Charitable Trust - towards MA Course (2010-2012)
  • Philharmonia Orchestra/Martin Musical Scholarship Fund – “Meyer Foundation Orchestral Award” (2010-2011)
  • Winner of David Martin/Florence Hooton Concerto Prize – Elgar Cello Concerto (2010)
  • Marlow String Competition – Dvorak Cello Concerto (2008)
  • Peter Halling Memorial prize (2009)
  • Foundation Award from the Royal Academy of Music (2009)
  • Scholarship to both the Royal Academy of Music and Wells Cathedral School
  • Pierre Fournier Award; Yfrah Neaman Prize, Wells Cathedral School (2006)

Masterclasses: Steven Isserlis (Wigmore Hall), Steven Doane, Robert Cohen,
Sir Peter Maxwell Davis (Filmed for BBC Documentary), Colin Carr, Ralph Kirshbaum and Gregor Horsch.

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