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Sarah Douglas


  • KZN Philharmonic Orchestra, South Africa – Acting Co-Principal Clarinet Position (doubling bass & Eb clarinets (2010/11)
    • Concerts for World Symphony Seasons, Proms in the Park, opera  & ballet at the Playhouse Theatre Durban, tours around South Africa & to Mozambique, Educational projects       

Freelance work:
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (clarinet & bass clarinet) work includes recording for Naxos
  • London Concert Orchestra (clarinet & bass clarinet)
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Nucleo project (clarinet & bass clarinet)
  • Aurora  Orchestra
  • Extra list for Northern Ballet and English Touring Opera
  • Orchestra of the Swan (guest principal clarinet & clarinet doubling bass & Eb)
  • Brandenburg Sinfonia (bass clarinet)
  • Southern Sinfonia (guest principal clarinet and bass clarinet)
  • Royal Ballet (draft works, chamber ensemble)
  • Sinfonia Cymru (bass clarinet)
  • Southbank Centre’s Women of the World Orchestra with Marin Alsop (principal  clarinet)
  • Grand Philharmonic, India & UK (clarinet / bass  clarinet)
  • Olivier award winning ‘OperaUpClose’ musician (2011-21) Residencies at: The Soho Theatre /King’s Head Theatre / Tricycle Theatre / Arcola Theatre & UK touring (clarinet and bass clarinet)          
  • Opera de Baugé, France (Seasons 2009-15) shared Principal & Second (doubling bass clarinet)
  • Hampstead Garden Opera
  • Opera Brava      
  • Riverside Opera
  • Opera Ardente
  • St Paul’s Opera 
  • RCM &  The English National Ballet- new  ballet premiere
  • RCM & The English Chamber Orchestra  – Royal Albert Hall Children’s musical                  

  • Pink Floyd Symphonic Live at the O2 Arena with London Concert OrchestraGrand Philharmonic Orchestra (New ABO registered orchestra for pop/ arena tours & Bollywood music)                  
  • Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel (with Orchestra of the Swan) at Royal Albert Hall   & Birmingham Symphony Hall    
  • Radio One Live Lounge with Brit Award   Winner ‘Duffy’

  • Solo & ensemble recitals at Buxton Opera House Arts Centre / Georgian Theatre Royal / National Gallery  / V&A  Museum / Natural History Museum / Royal Academy of Arts / Lincoln’s  Inn / Cadogan Hall / Purcell Room / Music at Oxford ‘Springboard’ (selected to perform Quartet for the End of Time with Levon Chillingirian & Melvyn Tan) /Rural Touring     
  • Recitals on international cruises including Cunard: The Queen Mary and Queen Victoria / Kaleidoscope Theatre for Southbank Centre’s Imagine festival / UK music society concerts              

  • Britten Pears Orchestra
  • Dartington Festival Orchestra    
  • Encuentro Y Academia   de Santander
  • Young   Musicians’ Symphony Orchestra

  • Woodwind coaching for National Orchestra for All & Thames Youth Orchestra
  • Interactive performances & workshops through Live Music Now (including training to work with children with physical & learning disabilities, autism and elderly people with dementia)
  • Music Practitioner for NCS ‘The Challenge’
  • RCM Sparks projects with BBC Symphony Orchestra & Proms Out & About, London Sinfonietta & English  Chamber Orchestra
  • KZN Philharmonic Orchestra Education & Development Programme in South African township schools
  • Pastoral Staff for National Youth Choirs  of Great Britain
  • Commonwealth Youth Orchestra workshops       
  • Visiting music teacher & ensemble coach at St Paul’s Boys School and Tiffin School (London)        

  • Philharmonia Orchestra Martin Musical Trust Chetham’s School of Music Senior Wind Prize &  Larrson Wind Prize         
  • Henri Selmer Paris Clarinet Prize (RCM) 
  • Steven  Trier Award for Bass Clarinet (RCM)
  • Ann Driver Trust
  • Neil Vint Bursary
  • 2004-2009: Royal College of Music, PG Dip & BMus (hons)  
  • 1998-2004: Chetham’s School Music                                                                                                               

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Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Basset Horn