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Anna Drysdale


                                                                                            Professional Orchestral (* denotes work including guest principal)
Scottish Chamber Orchestra, principal horn trial (Sep 2023 – present)*
Scottish Opera, 2nd horn trial, (Oct 2023 – present)
National Symphony Orchestra, Ireland, principal horn trial (Sep 2023 – April 2024)*
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, 5th horn trial (Sep 2018 – Feb 2019)
Royal Northern Sinfonia, UK, 2nd horn trial (Nov 2016 – July 2017)
English Touring Opera, member 2022 (2nd horn) and 2023/2024 tours (principal horn)*
London Mozart Players*
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra*
Welsh National Opera*
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Aurora Orchestra
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Mahler Chamber Orchestra
Northern Ballet
Birmingham Royal Ballet
Kymi Sinfonietta, Finland (extra work following 2nd place for job, 2019)
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
London Contemporary Orchestra*
London Symphony Orchestra – extras list
English National Opera – extras list
Academy of Ancient Music*
Dunedin Consort

European Union Youth Orchestra, member, low horn
Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester, member, low horn
London Symphony Orchestra Brass Academy

British Horn Society solo appearance, 2015
Bob Paxman Horn Prize 2015
Dennis Brain Horn Prize, 2015, RAM
Richard III Prize 2014, RCM
RCM Concerto Competition finalist, Autumn 2013
Mozart Horn Concertos 1-4 – Amadè Players, natural horn
Strauss Horn Concerto no 1 and Mozart Horn Concerto no 3 – Harrow Young Musicians

Jazz, Commercial and Shows

Jules Buckley Orchestra
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory UK tour, horn deputy
Les Miserables UK tour, horn deputy
Sessions for COOL Music Ltd
Mark Lockheart: “Days on Earth” and “Another Big Idea”
Blues and Roots Ensemble
Josephine Davies: Enso Ensemble
National Youth Jazz Orchestra (2008-2017, inc Ronnie Scott’s, BBC Proms)


Royal Academy of Music – MMus Horn (2014 – 2016), Distinction
Professors: Martin Owen, Katy Woolley, Richard Watkins, Michael Thompson, Roger Montgomery

Royal College of Music - BMus Horn (2010 – 2014), class I
with Erasmus term abroad at Universität Mozarteum Salzburg, studying with Radovan Vlatkovic (Sept – Dec 2012)
Professors:  Jeff Bryant, Tim Jones, Simon Rayner, John Ryan, Julian Baker and Sue Dent

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Horn, Baroque Horn, Natural Horn