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Jessica Boyd



  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • English Symphony Orchestra
  • English Chamber Orchestra
  • City of London Sinfonia
  • Dartford Symphony Orchestra,
  • Pasadena Symphony Orchestra
  • Hatfield Philharmonic,
  • London Concertante,
  • London Soloists Chamber Orchestra,
  • Aurelian Ensemble
  • Aurora Chamber Orchestra
  • Orchestra della Scuola di Alto Perfezionamento Musicale (Professional orchestra with ongoing recording project in collaboration with Ricordi
  • Academia Gustav Mahler String Orchestra (European Tour)
  • London Pergolesi Sinfonietta  (Section Principal)
  • Top of the Pops (Gavyn Wright)
  • War of the Worlds (International Tour)
  • Violinist for Sophie Ellis Bextor live concerts- Isle of Wight Festival and various
  • Guildhall Session Orchestra

Chamber/Solo Experience:

  • Bach Double Concerto - London Pergolesi Sinfonietta
  • Mendelssohn Violin Concerto in E min. Op.64 - MYO
  • Mozart Violin Concerto in A maj.K.219, with the UBCO
  • Bruch Violin Concerto in G min - Highgate Symphony Orchestra
  • Mozart Sinfonia Concertante, JGSE, London
  • Engliano Piano Trio (Member 2000- 2006)
  • Volterra Piano Trio (Member 2003-current)
  • Boyd Duo  (Member 1995 - Current)

Orchestral Training:

  • Britten-Pears Orchestra
  • London Philharmonic Youth Orchestra
  • Royal Academy String Ensemble (Section Principal)
  • Guildhall String and Symphony Orchestras (Section Principal) -public concerts in the U.K and abroad including the Barbican, Purcell Room and St. Martin’s in the Field, a tour to Madrid, and CD recording
  • University of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (Leader)
  • University of Birmingham Chamber Orchestra  (Leader)

  • Junior Guildhall School of Music and Drama (Pavel Crisan, Pauline Scott)
  • Royal Academy of Music (Jean Harvey)
  • University of Birmingham (Detlef Hahn at GSMD) BA Music and Drama
  • Claudio Abbado’s “Ferrara Musica” Orchestral  programme  (Thomas Brandis) Scuola di Alto Perfezionamento Musicale, Saluzzo, Italy   MA Chamber Music (Mariana Sirbu, Hugh Maguire) 


  • Music House for Children, Shepherds Bush, London (Group and individual violin tuition- mainly early years 3-7) 2006- ongoing
  • Camden Saturday Music Centre, London (Saturday specialist music school for children from 7- 18- private tuition 1-1 and Chamber Music coaching)
  • Various secondary and primary schools, teaching cover, private, group and general musicianship as well as small ensemble coaching
  • Private violin tuition (age 3- adult) 2003- ongoing
  • Private piano tuition (beginners and intermediate) 2003- ongoing

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