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Anna Brigham

Violin & Viola

Orchestral Experience
Principal
  • English Touring Opera (co-leader, sometimes leading)
  • Multi Story Orchestra (co-leader, sometimes leading)
  • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (2nd violin sub-principal guest)
  • Faust Orchestra (sub-principal)
Tutti
  • Philharmonia Orchestra (tutti 2nd violin trial)
  • Hallé Orchestra (1st violin regular extra)
  • Britten Sinfonia
  • Opera North
  • Manchester Camerata
  • CBSO viola extra

Chamber Music
  • Violist in the Florian Quartet
  • Member of Echo Chamber Live
  • Member of the Fortescue Duo (Violin/ viola/ guitar with cello and viol)
  • Member of the Lantivet Duo (violin and piano)
  • Plays with 12 Ensemble and Phaedra Ensemble
  • Guest appearances with Dante Quartet, Ruisi Quartet, Zelkova Quartet and Aurea Quartet.

Solo
  • Recitals throughout Britain as well as in Sweden, France and Belgium. Cultivating a unique style and blend of folk music and classical, using loop pedals and effects.
  • Concerto performances – Mozart Concerto in G major with the Callington Orchestra, Mendelssohn Violin Concerto with the Kassier Chamber Orchestra, ‘The Lark Ascending’ with the Rutland Sinfonia and the Cornwall Youth Orchestra.
  • Masterclasses with Midori Goto, Giovanni Guizzi, Boris Kuschnir, James Boyd, Catherine Manson, Alban Berg Quartet, and Gerard Poulet.

Coaching and Outreach
  • Chamber Music Coach at Dartington Summer School (2017)
  • Coach on Aldeburgh Young Musicians (2019)
  • Coach on MusicWorks, a chamber music course for exceptionally talented string players age 13-18 (2015-17)
  • Blackheath Orchestra, University of Birmingham Orchestra, Warrington Youth Orchestra, Cornwall Youth Orchestra coach (2010-2019)
  • Two outreach tours to Kenya (Oct 2015, Jan 2017)
  • Residency in a Pupil Referral Unit (PRU) for children who are not in school due to behavioural problems (2015-16)
  • Multistory Orchestra, helping school children create their own music and creating Living Programme Notes to make music more accessible for new listeners. (2011-2018)
  • Violin teacher for Play For Progress, a charity providing musical education for unaccompanied refugee minors.

Education

2011-13 MMus in Solo Performance at the Royal Northern College of Music, Distinction
2007-10 BMus in Academic Music at the University of Birmingham, 2:1
Studied with:
  Pavel Fischer (RNCM) 2011-13 
  Krysia Osostowicz (GSMD) 2008- 11


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Instruments
Violin & Viola, Viola, Violin

Ensembles
Florian Quartet