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Simon-Philippe Allard

Violin


EDUCATION

  • Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, (Wales, UK) - Postgraduate Diploma, Orchestral performance 2017
    Teachers: David Adams, Itzhak Rashkovsky
  • Université de Montréal, (Canada) - Master of Music, Violin performance 2003
    Teacher: Claude Richard

PROFESSIONAL ORCHESTRAL EXPERIENCE

  TRIALS:

  • BBC Philharmonic - Trial No.3 2nd Violin (23- 27 September 2019)
  • Orchestra of the Scottish Opera - Trial 2nd Violin Rank and File (started in September 2019 - ongoing)

  FREELANCE WORK:

  • Royal Ballet Sinfonia - Guest Principal Second Violin and No.2 Second Violin (starting January 2020)
  • Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra (since October 2019)
  • English National Ballet Philharmonic - including Guest Principal Second Violin (since May 2019)
  • Northern Ballet Sinfonia - Extra list (since July 2019)
  • English Symphony Orchestra - Extra, Section Violin (since May 2019)
  • London Concert Orchestra, Raymond Gubbay Ltd. (since April 2019)
  • Fidelio Orchestra - including Leader (since March 2019)
  • Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra (since March 2019)
  • Cardiff Sinfonietta (since 2018)
  • Orchestre de la Francophonie, Canada - Guest Concertmaster for 2018 summer and autumn seasons
  • Mozart Symphony Orchestra, London (since 2018)
  • International Opera Theatre Orchestra, Italy - Principal Second Violin for summer 2018
  • Concert Orchestra de Cymru (since 2017)
  • Bristol Ensemble (since 2017)
  • Symphony Nova Scotia, Canada - Assistant Principal Second Violin - full-time member 100% (2004-2016)
  • St. Woolos Sinfonia, Newport Wales (since 2015)

ORCHESTRAL TRAINING
  • St. Endellion Summer Festival Orchestra 2016-2018
  • Rehearsal Orchestra (including No.2 First Violin) 2016-2018
  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales, side-by-side 2016–2017
  • Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera, side-by-side 2015-2017

CHAMBER MUSIC
Multiple chamber music ensembles including:
  • Iris Piano Trio, (Cardiff, Wales)

SOLO
Multiple solo appearances including:
  • St David’s Hall, Cardiff – ICS: Young Artists Showcase Oct. 2016
  • Bach’s Concerto for Two Violins with Symphony Nova Scotia, Canada

REFERENCES
  • Clare Thompson
  • Matthew Scrivener

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Instruments
Violin