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Victoria Barnes

Violin

ORCHESTRAL


Professional
  • Philharmonia Orchestra – 1st & 2nd violins
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
  • RTE National Symphony Orchestra
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
  • Ulster Orchestra
  • Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
  • Birmingham Opera Company
  • Orchestra of the Swan- including Guest Principal 2nd violin
  • Brandenburg Sinfonia -Tutti & No 2  1st violin
  • Nevill Holt Opera Company - No 2 1st violin
  • New London Orchestra
  • Southern Sinfonia
  • London Concert Orchestra
  • English Symphony Orchestra
  • Southbank Sinfonia - member 2006 -Shared leadership of 2nd Violins
  • BBC Children in Need
  • X Factor
  • Freelance Session work

Training

  • Royal Opera House & Royal Ballet (2006)
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields (2006)
  • BBC Concert Orchestra(2006)
  • St. Endellion Music Festival (Section Leader) (2005)
  • RNCM Sinfonia (2002)
  • Oxford University Sinfonietta - Leader (2001)
  • London Handel Festival (on period instruments) (2006)

CHAMBER
  • Oboe Quintet performance - Wigmore Hall
  • Aldate String Quartet (1st Violin) – numerous recitals including Holywell Music Room Oxford, Hale Music Society
  • Piano Trio – numerous recitals including: Riverbarn recital series, Sarrazac Music Festival France, ‘Field of Dreams’ concert series 
  • Schubert Octet at Shell building, London
  • Surrey Young Artists recital series – Walton
  • Hatchlands, Surrey concert series (Frank Bridge piano quintet)
  • St John’s Redhill (bassoon quartet by Mozart, Devienne)
  • String Trio Recitals – Ripley Arts Centre, Bromley (numerous)
  • Schubert Festival at RNCM

SOLO
  • Lark Ascending for Vaughan Williams Festival, Surrey
  • Mozart A major Concerto with Southbank Sinfonia
  • Vivaldi Concerto with Berkshire Chamber Orchestra
  • Solo recitals - Epsom Music Society, Parkside Recital series, & other venues in Surrey 

AWARDS
  • ‘Rehearse to Learn Scheme’ Scholarship (2007)        
  • Bursary from RNCM (2002)        
  • Nosseck Prize for Chamber Music at RNCM - Winner (2002)       
  • Joan Conway scholarship for performance (2001)          
  • Instrumental Scholarship for performance from St.Hildas College Oxford December (2000)    
  • Oxford chamber music competition 1st prize in April (2000)       
       
MASTERCLASSES

Chillingirian Quartet - Vanburgh Quartets - Lindsay Quartet - Endellion Quartet - Belcea Quartet - Solo masterclass with Jojji Hattori

EDUCATION
  • Royal Northern College of Music - MMus - studying with Richard Deakin (September 2003)       
  • Oxford University - MA Music (2:1) (June 2001)

Professors: Richard Deakin, Sue Lynn, Tessa Khambatta        


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Instruments
Violin, Electric Violin, Remote Recording