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Rachel Barnes


ORCHESTRAL – Professional
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
Philharmonia Orchestra
City of London Sinfonia
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
BBC Concert Orchestra
Orpheus Sinfonia – Principal 2nd
London Mozart Players
London Concert Orchestra
Southern Sinfonia
New London Sinfonia
Worthing Symphony Orchestra
Southern Pro Musica
Brandenburg Sinfonia
New English Concert Orchestra
English Festival Orchestra
City Chamber Ensemble
Thursford Christmas Spectacular – 1st Violin (Dep)
Between Empires – Orange Tree Productions – Edinburgh Fringe
Follies, PH Productions - Yvonne Arnaud Theatre, Guildford
West Side Story – Grove Theatre, Dunstable
Dr Seuss – The Leatherhead Theatre
The Producers – Epsom Playhouse
Orion Symphony Orchestra
Orpheus Sinfonia
St Endellion Symphony Orchestra
London Arts Orchestra - Co Leader
Women of the World Symphony Orchestra (Southbank WOW festival)
Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra
University of London Symphony Orchestra
TCM Chamber Orchestra, Classical Orchestra, Opera Orchestra, Symphony Orchestra, String Orchestra  
Royal Holloway University of London Orchestras
RCM Junior Department Symphony Orchestra

BBC Radio 4, live studio recording for sitcom What Does The K Stand For? - Solo Violin
Naxos Recording - Tutti violin for Timothy Hamilton's Requiem  
Mission Impossible 5 – orchestral miming contract
Radio 3, TCM Symphony Orchestra, Royal Festival Hall - Principal 2nd
Radio 3, TCM Classical Orchestra, Queen Mary Undercroft
BBC Persian TV, Orion Symphony Orchestra, Cadogan Hall
Recording for Emanuella Grace’s Album – London Stories
Recording for Radio Pop Vol.1 from Gone to Lunch
Panos Koran, Rachmaninov Piano Concerto No.3 with Orion Symphony Orchestra, Duke's Hall

Senior Strings: Surrey Youth Ensemble - Director/Conductor (2008 - 2017)
Surrey Arts - contracted violin teacher (2008 – Present)
Music Education Islington – violin teacher (2023 – Present)
Southern Pro Musica String Scheme (2014 – 2022)
Royal Grammar School, Guildford – Violin Teacher (2015 – 2022)  
Philharmonia Orchestra outreach project
Orpheus Sinfonia – Principal player/mentor
Gatton Music Zone - 2nd violin coach
Private violin teaching (2007 – Present)

Trinity College of Music MMus (Merit) LTCL Distinction (2009 - 2012)
Royal Holloway University of London BMus 2:1 (2005 – 2008)
Royal College of Music Junior Department (2002 - 2004)

TEACHERS: John Crawford, Gabrielle Painter, Charlotte Scott, Jon Thorne, Brigid Kirkland-Wilson

Gabrielle Painter
John Crawford

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