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Joel Ashford

Horn


Professional Orchestral Experience                               
Philharmonia Orchestra    
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
Britten Sinfonia
Royal Northern Sinfonia
John Wilson Orchestra   
Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra
London Chamber Orchestra   
Brandenburg Sinfonia - guest principal
Spira Mirabilis - guest principal
Orpheus Sinfonia

Commercial and Session Experience
Les Misérables - West End deputy
London Metropolitan Orchestra (Andy Brown)
Philharmonia Orchestra
Punchdrunk Global Ltd
War Horse - Solo Horn (National Theatre)
Solo Performance
Mozart Horn Concerto 2
Mozart Horn Concerto 4
Strauss Horn Concerto 1
Strauss Horn Concerto 2
Glière Horn Concerto

Richmond Symphony Orchestra, Waveney Sinfonia
Welsh Chamber Orchestra (2015 Beaumaris International Festival)
North London Symphony Orchestra, Waveney Sinfonia, Ealing Youth Orchestra
Brent Symphony Orchestra, Windsor & Maidenhead Symphony Orchestra
Kensington Philharmonic Orchestra, RCM JD Symphony Orchestra
Solo recitals at Beaumaris International Festival and RAH Elgar Room
                                                  
Outreach and Education Experience
DipABRSM in French Horn Teaching - Distinction
NYO GB’s Inspire programmes: played a very active role
Tri-Borough Music Hub and InHarmony Lambeth: guest tutor   
Orchestral Training
2018       
2015/6           
2012           
2011-2014                      
 
Encuentro Santander   
European Union Youth Orchestra
London Symphony Orchestra Brass Academy
National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain (Principal Horn 2012-2014)                                        
Education   
2019 (current)                    
2015-2019    
2018            
2009-2015        
2006-2015       
 
Royal College of Music, London - MPerf.  Professors: Simon Rayner, John Ryan, Kira Doherty, John Thurgood
RCM - BMus (Hons. 1st Class) with Jeffrey Bryant, Timothy Jones, Simon Rayner
Mozarteum Salzburg, studying Konzertfach Horn - Erasmus+ Grant
St Paul’s School - Music Scholar and Dennis Brain Award holder
Royal College of Music, Junior Department - with Susan Dent
Awards and Prizes
2019           
2018           

2015           
           
2014            
2014            
2013            
2013                              
 
RCM Johnson Scholarship, Help Musicians UK Award, Craxton Memorial Trust Award
ABRSM Macklin Bursary, RCM Solo Brass Competition Horn prize, Recipient of ABRSM            Scholarship and RCM Foundation Scholarship
RCM JD Esther Coleman Prize for outstanding contribution
Farnham Festival Young Instrumentalist of the Year
RCM JD Peter Morrison Concerto, Gordon Turner Recital and Anthony Gray Horn Prizes
Richmond Young Instrumentalist of the Year
NYO GB John Fletcher Brass Award
Windsor & Maidenhead Young Musician of the Year

Referees                                                   
Jeffrey Bryant            Kira Doherty            Simon Rayner




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Instruments
Horn, Natural Horn, Wagner Tuba