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Simon Ballard

Violin & Viola

Professional Orchestral
Scottish Chamber Orchestra
RTE Concert Orchestra
Southern Sinfonia
Brandenburg Sinfonia
Chameleon Arts Orchestra
Bristol Ensemble
London Choral Sinfonia
Paradisal Players
Focus Opera (Principal)
Mozart Symphony / Amadeus Orchestra (Principal)
Kent Sinfonia (China Tours)
St Paul's Sinfonia (Principal)
London Contemporary Orchestra
Bach Camerata
Bellot Ensemble (Principal)
Charivari Agréable (Principal)
Southern Sinfonia Baroque
Brandenburg Sinfonia Baroque
Van Swieten Band (Simon Desbruslais)
Chameleon Arts Baroque Orchestra

Sessions at Abbey Road Studios 1 & 2 (inc. Sony Mexico)
Phoenix Sound - Pinewood Studios, Air, Eastcote, Half Ton,
    Wisebuddah, Andrew Small and Maidstone Studios
Dave Gorman's 'Modern Life is Goodish' (TV)
'The Royals' (TV)

String Quartet
Performances inc. St Martin in the Fields, Cadogan Hall, China Tours, (inc. Beijing Concert Hall) Malcolm Arnold Society,
     ORNC Chapel, Cutty Sark, Institute of Contemporary Arts
Collaborations inc. Warren Mailley-Smith, Puppini Sisters, Gabriella Dall'Olio & Michael Bochmann
London Centre of Contemporary Music
Residency at Lauderdale House (Highgate)
Saga Cruises

Carousel at Kilworth House
Thursford Christmas Spectacular
G&S at Greenwich Playhouse

Bootleg Beatles
The Raven Age

Other Chamber Music / Small Ensemble
Sextet with Benyounes Quartet (Old Royal Naval College Chapel)
Duo with Boris Brovstyn
Tafahum (Benjamin Ellin's East / West fusion ensemble)
Bernardi Chamber Ensemble
Viola Quartet / Sextet premières (Bartok Festival, Hungary)
Water City Band (Michael Bochmann)
Solo Violin with Joe Ringer Band (Norwich Theatre Royal)
London Studio Players

Malcolm Arnold Viola Concerto (St Paul's Sinfonia & Dorking Chamber Orchestra)

Orchestral Training
Endellion Summer Festival Orchestra (2011-15)
The Sound Collective
Trinity College of Music (Symphony / Chamber Orchestras, String / Haydn Ensembles) (Principal)

Woodford Symphony Orchestra String Workshops
The Learning Orchestra (Baker Street, London)
String Ensemble & Orchestral Workshops - Sue Hadley (Primrose Hill)
Première work - Bartók Festival (Hungary)

Prizes / Scholarships
Peter Fuller Holden [full] Scholarship for post-graduate study
Nick Roth Prize for String Ensemble Playing (Trinity College Music)
Intercollegiate String Quartet Comp. at Greenwich String Quartet Festival
Trinity Laban (Trinity College of Music)
MMus Viola (studying with Rivka Golani) 2013
Birmingham ConservatoireBMus (Hons) Violin (studying with Katharine Gittings)
Advanced Studies (Viola)

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