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Tom Bott


Professional orchestral experience:
London Mozart Players (sitting 1st Violin No.3)
BBC Philharmonic
Fulham Opera 2019 (leader)
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra  (Regular extra work) (Regular extra sitting up to Sub Principal)
Philharmonia Orchestra
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
National Symphony Orchestra – Guest Principal 2nd Violin / sitting Co Principal
Northern Ballet – Guest Co Principal 2nd violin
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
RTE National Symphony Orchestra
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra – Guest Co-Principal 2nd Violin
Royal Scottish National Orchestra - Trial, Tutti 2nd Violin 2004
London Festival Orchestra
London Soloists Chamber Orchestra
Mozart Festival Orchestra
London Concert Orchestra – Guest Principal & Co Principal 2nd Violin
Regency Sinfonia – Guest Principal 2nd Violin
Orchestra of the Swan
English Symphony Orchestra (Trial, Tutti 2nd Violin 2003)
London Pops Orchestra
Bad Ischl Operetta Festival Orchestra – Austria - (2003 & ’04)
South Bank Sinfonia

Current positions held:
Principal Violin RAF Salon Orchestra
The King & I 2nd violin chair. Entire run from June - September 2018
Bootleg Beatles (position since 2014)
Leader of the Pepperland Sinfonia (16 piece touring orchestra with the Bootleg Beatles)

Sessions, shows, film & TV:

Roz Colls Music Matters Int. Ltd, Sue Carling – sessions for X Factor Britain’s Got Talent album, single & TV broadcasts.
West end shows include Phantom of the Opera (Regular extra) and Wicked
London Metropolitan Orchestra
National Symphony Orchestra

Tom Bott’s High Society Orchestra (founder & director).
Founded in 2008 - Providing light English, Hollywood film and ballroom music for public and private events in London and the South West. Events organised, self-financed and promoted include a Ball with our full orchestra, coordinated with professional dancers. Please see website for further details:

Birmingham Conservatoire (1997 – 2003)

Matthew Scrivener (Leader English National Ballet & National Symphony Orchestra)
Michael Seal (Previous tutor / Assistant Conductor CBSO)

Previous tutors:
1997-2001            Mike Seal
2001-2003            Peter Thomas
2003-2006            Duncan Riddell

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High Society Orchestra