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Anna Croad


BMus (Hons) LRAM

Sessions (pop, classical, crossover and film) TV, Live Shows
Isobel Griffiths
Rosie Danvers/Wired Strings
Roz Colls
Cool Music Ltd
BEK Music
Musical Associates
Accord Music
Classical Kicks Strings
Claire Tapping
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Philharmonia Orchestra
Oxford Philharmonic
Arts Symphonic
Face Music
Robert Strauss

TV shows include:
Later With Jools Holland, Live from Abbey Road, Adele Special, Jonathan Ross, Graham Norton , BBC Children in Need, Alan Titchmarsh, Lorriane, X Factor, Loose Women, Pride of Britain Awards, Divas 2

Freelance Orchestral Experience

Chamber Orchestras including:
Britten Sinfonia
City of London Sinfonia (including No. 2 Second)
Lancashire Sinfonietta
Orchestra Nova
St George's Chamber Orchestra
Trafalgar Sinfonia (including as a soloist and Leader)
Symphony Orchestras including:
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra  
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
English Sinfonia
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Oxford Philharmonic
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Russian National Orchestra
Guy Barker Big Band
Disney Concert Orchestra
Northern Ballet Theatre Orchestra

Blue Topaz Strings
Founder, Director, String Arranger and Manager of
Featuring unique ensembles of violins and brass

Clients and performances include:
Ronnie Scotts/Classical Kicks
The Dorchester
The National Theatre

Wembley Stadium
Alongside Jools Holland for the Berkeley Group
The Football Association

The Jamie Oliver Foundation
Kensington Palace


Chamber Ensembles, Solo and Classical Orchestral Leading

Leading and solo performances with Trafalgar Sinfonia at St Martin's in the Fields
Guest leader of English Consort
Brahms Double Violin and Cello Concerto with Alex Barnes and Orpington Symphony Orchestra
Multiple Violin/Cello Due performances with Alex Barnes including for Southwell Music Festival, Clitheroe Concerts Series, Preston Chamber Concerts, Bach to Baby and Chamber Players
Guest appearances with Pavao String Quartet alongside Sir Willard White

General Music Education and Qualifications

Chetham's School of Music
Violin BMus (Hons) 2:1 Degree from the Royal Academy of Music
Violin LRAM Teaching Diploma
Spitalfields Animateur Training Scheme

Referees supplied on request

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