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Rachel Wick

Harp

Professional Orchestral Work
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
  • BBC Concert Orchestra
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • London Concert Orchestra
  • City of London Sinfonia
  • Symphony Orchestra of India
  • London Gala Orchestra

  • Nova Music Opera
  • Ryedale Festival Opera Orchestra
  • Arts Symphonic
  • Orchestra Musica Romantica
  • London Soloists’ Chamber Orchestra
  • Orpheus Sinfonia
  • Prometheus Orchestra
  • Minehead Festival Orchestra


Session Work

  • English Session Orchestra
  • Stinkdigital / Google Street View project Inside Abbey Road - https://insideabbeyroad.withgoogle.com/en
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra – filming for Mission Impossible 5

Recordings

  • Treasures of Christchurch, The Choir of Christ Church Cathedral, Oxford, director: Steven Darlington
  • Illumina: Music of Light, The Choir of New College, Oxford, director: Edward Higginbottom
  • Howard Goodall: Inspired, The Howard Goodall Chamber Orchestra & Enchanted Voices, director: Howard Goodall

Education and Outreach Work
  • Harp Teacher at the Junior Department of the Royal Academy of Music (2013-) and Berkhamsted School (2015- )
  • Harp Section Tutor for the National Children’s Orchestra (2015 - )
  • Harp Tutor, Camden Deaf Youth Music Club (run by the charity Music and the Deaf) (2012-2014)
  • Live Music Now – residencies in Treehouse School (for autistic children), Oakleigh School (PMLD and SEN)
  • CAVATINA Chamber Music Trust – family and school concerts with Antara Flute & Harp Duo
  • Solo recitals for ‘Bach to Baby’
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra – Funharmonics Days at the Royal Festival Hall
  • Wigmore Hall Learning

Chamber Music
Antara Flute & Harp Duo (Thomas Hancox and Rachel Wick)

  • Concordia Foundation Young Artists (2014 - )
  • Artists on the Countess of Munster Recital Scheme (2014 - )


  • Live Music Now musicians (2013 - )
  • Guest Recital Artists on P&O and Fred Olsen cruise ships (2011)
Orchestral Training
  • European Union Youth Orchestra
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Foyle Future First Scheme 2011/12
  • Royal Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra, Concert Orchestra,  Opera Orchestra & Manson Ensemble
  • Joint orchestra of the Royal Academy of Music and the Juilliard School – Principal
  • Oxford University Orchestra, Philharmonia, Sinfonietta, Chamber Orchestra, Contemporary Music Group
  • National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain (2006-2008, Principal Harp 2007 and 2008)

Award and Scholarships

  • Funding for Masters degree at RAM generously supported by The Kathleen Trust, The Craxton Memorial Trust, The John Wates Charitable Trust, The Yorkshire Ladies’ Council of Education & The Michael James Music Trust
  • Domus Award (Oxford University academic scholarship)
  • Paul Geddes Instrumental Award and Joan Conway Scholarship (Oxford University instrumental awards)

Education

  • Royal Academy of Music, MA with distinction (2011 – 2013)       
  • St. Peter’s College, Oxford University, BA Hons first class (2007 - 2010)
  • LRAM (teaching diploma) (2012)


Professors  Karen Vaughan, Helen Tunstall, Alison Martin, Rachel Masters, Sioned Williams, Thelma Owen

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Instruments
Harp

Ensembles
Antara Duo