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Matthew Bain

Violin

Orchestral
Professional
      BBC National Orchestra of Wales (trial – Violin 2 No. 3 – May 2011-January 2012)
•      Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchesta (trial – Violin 2 tutti – February-December 2011)
     Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (trial – Violin 2 No. 4 – July 2010 – June 2011, now extra player)
•      Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra (regular extra player since 2011, violin 1 and 2)
•      BBC Concert Orchestra (Violin 1 extra player – September 2010 onwards
•      English National Ballet (Violin 2 extra player – August 2012 onwards)
•      Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (Violin 1 extra player – November 2010 onwards)
•      Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra (Violin 1 extra player – December 2012 onwards)
•      Oxford Philomusica (violin 1 extra player - 2005 onwards)
•      London Show Orchestra (violin 1 extra player  - 2012 onwards)
Training
•      BBC Symphony Orchestra rehearsals - RCM Orchestral Pathway
•      European Union Youth Orchestra  (Principal Violin 2 – April 2011-April 2012)
•      Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra (Leader- 2010)
•      London Symphony Orchestra String Academy
•      Camerata Scotland  (Leader)
•      Oxford University Philharmonia  (Leader)
•      Oxford University String Ensemble – co-founder, leader and conductor
•      Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra  (Co-leader)
•      National Youth Orchestra of Scotland (Leader)
•      Britten-Pears Orchestra
Education/Outreach  
•     Worked with BBC SSO and schoolchildren to make a ‘Discovering Music’ programme for BBC Radio3
•      Wider Opportunities Violin Support Teacher (RBKC) and private teacher
•      Royal Philharmonic Orchestra outreach department – various projects (2011)
•      RCM Sparks “Composition Springboard” - composition workshops with RBKC school children
     Musicians of the Future Mission Violin (RCM/Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea)
•      Group lessons and orchestral coaching
Competitions and Prizes
•       European Union Youth Orchestra - Alexander Pavlovic Award for most promising string player in the
       orchestra (2011)
•        Lucy Ann Jones Scholarship and Knights of the Round Table Awards, Royal College of Music
Concertos
•        Bruch’s Violin Concerto No. 1 - Oxford Sinfonia Eroica
•        Vaughan Williams’ Lark Ascending - Oxford Festival Orchestra - Christ Church Arts Festival
Recitals
•        Edinburgh International Festival - St Mary’s Metropolitan Cathedral, Edinburgh
•        Jacqueline-du-Pre Music Building, Oxford 
Qualifications
•        Royal College of Music – Advanced PGDip in performance  (2008-10)
•        Master of Studies, dist. Oxon  (2008)
•        BA First Class Honours Oxon (2007)
•        Dip.ABRSM (dist), violin performance  (2006)
Professors:
Dona Lee Croft  * Evgeny Grach * Bernard Docherty * Caroline Balding
Referees: Dona Lee Croft - Violin Professor, RCM



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Instruments
Violin