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Joley Cragg


Professional Orchestral

  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, percussion
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, percussion
  • The London Contemporary Orchestra, soloist and percussion
  • Orchestra of the Swan, timpani and percussion
  • Chameleon Arts Orchestra, timpani and percussion
  • Musica Donum Dei Baroque Orchestra, period timpani
  • Charivari Agreable Baroque Orchestra, period timpani

Musical Theatre/Theatre

  • Motown the musical, percussion deputy, MD Gareth Weedon (2018- present)
  • Album recording, percussion. Carrie Hope Fletcher ‘When The Curtain Falls.’ (2018)
  • Royal Shakespeare Company, Queen Anne, deputy percussion, Royal Haymarket Theatre (2017)   
    • (including Riq, Bendir and Tambourello)
  • The Globe, Romeo and Juliet, dir. Daniel Kramer, deputy percussion(2017)
    • (including Tabla, Dhol and Ghatam)
  • Opera Vera, ‘Sharazad’, Leighton House, (including creation of Tabla part) (2017)
  • Royal Shakespeare Company, Cymbeline deputy percussion, Barbican (2016)
  • Alex Parker Productions - ‘The Railway Children’, Guildford September 2016/ Cadogan Hall (2018)
  • Alex Parker Productions - ‘A Little Night Music’, The Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue (2015)
  • Alex Parker Productions - ‘Sunset Boulevard’, The Yvonne Arnaud Theatre (2015)
  • Alex Parker Productions - ‘Kings of Broadway’, The Palace Theatre, Shaftesbury Avenue (2015)


  • ‘Workers Union Ensemble’ - contemporary music ensemble - performances and tours throughout the UK
    • ‘Collide’ composed by Matthew Kaner received multiple broadcasts on Radio 3 breakfast show
    • Recipients of PRSF funding 2013
    • Sound and Music funding 2015. Medical research council grant 2017
  • The Berkeley Ensemble. Lennox Berkeley’s ‘Stabat Mater’ broadcast on Radio 3
    • Includes performances at Spitalfields music festival and Chelmsford music festival
  • The Berkeley Ensemble, ‘Berio Folksongs’ principal percussion
  • ‘Bartok Sonata for 2 pianos and percussion'. Percussion part. Recital at St. Mary Magdalene Church
  • Persephassa’ Iannis Xenakis. Radio 3 Broadcast in the Barbican
  • Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra arr. David Corkhill for 10 brass and percussion
  • ‘Soldiers Tale’, Barbican, GSMD Chamber Orchestra, Martyn Brabbins.


  • ‘Temazcal’, Javier Alvarez, soloist RCM Soundhouse Concert
  • Solo percussion set for Playlist, Southampton
  • ‘Hi Hat and Me’ Matthew Shlomowitz, LSO St. Luke’s, Workers Union Ensemble Concert
  • Performance of Xenakis 'Psappha' with London Contemporary Orchestra, Elgar Room, Royal Albert Hall
  • Chartered Surveyor’s Solo Percussion Prize, Guildhall School of Music and Drama - Winner 2011


  • The Royal College of Music, London (2016-)
    • Masters degree
    • BBC Pathways (RCM) student 2017-2018.
  • The Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London (2007-2011)
    • BMus (Hons) Timpani and Percussion GSMD – 1st Class
    • GSMD Concert Recital Diploma

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Percussion, Remote Recording, Timpani