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Tansy Garrod


Extra List:

  • Orchestra of the Royal Opera House (September 2014 - present) 

Freelance Orchestral Experience

  • Britten Sinfonia
  • Orchestra of the Swan Guest String Quartet (Elgar, Introduction and Allegro)
  • Worthing Sinfonia
  • Cardiff Sinfonietta Guest leader
  • Orpheus Sinfonia Co-leader, Principal Second Violin
  • Orion Symphony Orchestra Co-leader, Principal Second Violin
  • Women of the World Orchestra Principal Second Violin, conducted by Marin Alsop
  • Marylebone Camerata
  • FeMusa Ensemble
  • Faust Ensemble

Freelance Orchestral Ballet Experience

  • New English Ballet Theatre -  Synergies - Westminster Festival Orchestra, Peacock Theatre
  • Royal Ballet School – La Destinée – Royal Opera House
  • E33 Dance Company – Persue Me – The Place, King’s Cross

Orchestral Training

  • Royal Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra and Concert Orchestra

Outreach and Educational Work

  • Workshops in primary schools With the Royal Academy of Music, Two Moors Festival and Wells Cathedral School outreach programmes
  • Pro Corda International Chamber Music Academy Student Coach, Prep Course (ages 8-11)
  • Private violin pupils – aged between 5 - adult

Solo and Chamber

  • St Martin-in-the-Fields Lunchtime Recital
  • Exeter Cathedral Lunchtime Recital
  • Bath Abbey Lunchtime Recital
  • Wigmore Hall Vasari Quartet

Music Awards and Prizes Received

  • Full scholarship for 4 years of study at the Royal Academy of Music
  • Yfrah Neman Violin Prize – 2010


  • Maxim Vengerov, Tasmin Little, Thomas Brandis, Rodney Friend, Marianne Thorson

Education and Qualifications

  • Royal Academy of Music Graduated in July 2014 with a First Class Honours degree


  • Mateja Marinkovic (Violin Professor, RAM)
  • Jo Cole (Head of Strings, RAM)

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