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Stephen Burke


MMus (distinction)

Symphony/Opera/Chamber/Period Orchestral Work

Philharmonia Orchestra (Guest Principal)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (Guest Principal)
The Hallé Orchestra
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
RPO Concert Orchestra
RTÉ Concert Orchestra
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra
London Concert Orchestra
Glyndebourne Opera & Touring Opera
Dutch National Opera
Garsington Opera
English Touring Opera (Guest Principal Timpani)
English Chamber Orchestra (Guest Principal Timpani; Percussion)
Hanover Band (Guest Principal Baroque Timpani)
New London Consort (Guest Principal Baroque Timpani)
London Handel Orchestra (Guest Principal Baroque Timpani)
English Sinfonia (Guest Principal Timpani)
Principal Timpanist, Southbank Sinfonia (2006: one year contract)

Co-Principal Percussion, Philharmonia (2009/10)
Principal Percussion No. 3, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (2009/10)
Sub-Principal Percussion, RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra, Dublin (2004/5)

Chamber/Contemporary Ensemble Work
Theseus Ensemble
Philharmonia “Music of Today”
Aldeburgh Festival (2005)
Experimental Percussion Duo, Barbican (2005)
Bartòk Sonata: Manchester, Halifax, London (2004/5)
Complete works of Reich, with Steve Reich (Holland 2003)
Endymion Ensemble
Wigmore Hall (2006)
Sankorfa Percussion Quartet
South Bank Show (2002)
Balinese Gamelan Lila Cita

BBC Young Musicians Finalist (2002); Semi-Finalist (1999)
RNCM Wind & Percussion Second Year Prize (2002)
Scholarships: MBF; Sabian; Leverhulme Trust; Goldsmiths' Company; City Educational TrustSolo Work
London (Royal Festival Hall); Manchester; Liverpool (Philharmonic Hall); throughout UK & Holland
Performed/directed own work: “I'm Sitting in an Orchestra,” chamber orch, solo percussion & electronics
Joe Duddel, “Snowblind,” concerto for percussion & string orchestra

Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London (2004/5): MMus with Distinction
RNCM (2000-2004) & Koninklijk Conservatorium, The Hague (2002/3): BMus(hons) class 2:1

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Percussion, Baroque Percussion, Baroque Timpani, Drum Kit, Timpani