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Lucy Waterhouse


Professional Orchestral

  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
  • Oslo Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic (guest no 3, 1st violin)
  • Guy Barker Orchestra

Chamber Orchestras

  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • London Mozart Players
  • London Sinfonietta
  • City of London Sinfonia
  • Orchestra of St John’s
  • Guy Barker Orchestra

Opera, Ballet

  • English National Opera
  • Royal Opera House
  • Norwegian Opera (co principal for 1 season)
  • Welsh National Opera (trial principal 2nd)
  • Garden Opera Company
  • Highbury Opera Theatre
  • English National Ballet (guest principal 2nd)
  • Rambert Dance Company

West End & Commercial

  • Far Pavilions
  • Village Life – recordings and Performances

Period Instrument Orchestras

  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
  • Kings Consort
  • St Paul’s Cathedral Ensemble
  • Academy of Ancient Music
  • Orchéstre Revolutionaire et Romantique
  • Collegium 90
  • Classical Opera Company

Chamber Music

  • Chamber Music Company: violinist in Mark Troop’s ensemble
  • Fitzwilliam String Quartet (guest 2nd violin, + coaching)
  • Tango Volcano: lead and run band 2001-2014. Administrating, performing & touring UK
  • Caledonian Quintet: performing in all quintet combinations
  • 3 years in Norway in my mid 20s working in “Musikk I Nordland” (as leader of 11-piece chamber music
  • company in the Arctic)

Education Work

  • Little Benslow Hills Quartet Courses (dep for Fitzwilliam Quartet)
  • National Chamber Music Course 1996-2017
  • Hertfordshire Chamber Orchestra (Leading & coaching adults)
  • Apollo Music Project – string quartet into Primary schools in Hackney, Tower Hamlets, Harringey & Islington 2007 -
  • OAE Education Project – KS1 workshops for concerts at King’s Place,
  • Highbury Opera Theatre – preparing for shows at Highbury Union Chapel 2011-2017

Musical Training

  • Tanglewood Music Festival (USA, 1993)
  • European Community Youth Orchestra (1987-1989)
  • Britten Pears School: Chamber Music, Opera & Chamber Orchestra courses in Snape (1988-1993)
  • National Youth Orchestra (1979-1981)


  • Choral Scholarship to St Catharine’s College, Cambridge
  • Countess of Munster for post Grad at GSMD
  • English Speaking Union Fellowship to Indiana University
  • Churchill Memorial Fellowship 2000: Tango research trip to Buenos Aires, Argentina


  • Indiana University - Performers, non diploma course (1992-1993)
  • Guildhall School Music & Drama - Performance & Communication Skills, Post graduate (1989-1990)
  • St Catharine’s College, Cambridge University - B Mus Honors Degree in Music (1985-1988)
  • Royal Northern College of Music - Undergraduate, 1st year (1984-1985)

Teachers: Franco Gulli, Simon Fischer, David Takeno, Elisabeth Perry, Andrew Watkinson, Eli Goren, Mark Knight,
Sheila Nelson, Manny Hurwitz, Camilla Wicks (USA), Sherban Lupu

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Violin, Baroque Violin, Classical Violin