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Mark Gibbs


Orchestra Trials

English National Opera, tutti viola (February 2019 - present)
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, tutti viola (2018 - 2019)
Welsh National Opera, rank and file viola (2018 - 2019)

Professional Orchestral Experience

Macao Orchestra, tutti viola (member 2014)
English National Opera
Ulster Orchestra (guest principal no 2)
City of London Sinfonia
London Philharmonic Orchestra
Philharmonia Orchestra
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
English National Opera
Welsh National Opera
English National Ballet Philharmonic
Birmingham Royal Ballet Sinfonia
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House - extra list
Britten Sinfonia - extra list
BBC Philharmonic - extra list
Academy of St Martin in the Fields - extra list
London Concert Orchestra
Mozart Festival Orchestra
British Sinfonietta, principal


Phantom of the Opera, West End Deputy
Les Miserables, UK tour deputy

Orchestra Training

Southbank Sinfonia (member 2015 season)

London Philharmonic Orchestra Foyle Future Firsts pre-concert performance - principal

Chipping Campden Festival Academy Orchestra
London Sinfonietta Academy (2017) a
nd first reserve
Gustav Mahler Youth Orchestra (GMJO), reserve list

Artwork Opera company, principal

London Mahler Orchestra, co-principal

London Beethoven Project, principal

King’s Philharmonic, principal

Ulysses Symphony Orchestra, principal

RCM, Chamber, Philharmonic and Sinfonietta Orchestras

Symphony Orchestra of the Academy of Performing Arts, Prague, co-principal

Outreach and Education Work

Outreach and Education work with Southbank Sinfonia (January 2015 - October 2015)
Outreach and education work with the Royal College of Music Junior Sparks Scheme (May 2014 - present)
Bayswater Suzuki Group teaching and chamber music coaching (May 2012 to present)
Saturday Music Centre Orchestra coaching (June 2014)
Outreach work with Orchestra Vitae at St John's Smith Square (October 2013)
Outreach work with Orchestra Vitae for the Foundation of Internation Education (April 2013 and August 2013)
Numerous RCM Sparks concerts for school children given whilst at the Royal College of Music (September 2009 - July 2013)
Outreach work at the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden (December 2010)
Workshops at Motcombe County Infant School, Eastbourne (July 2008 and July 2009)
Violin/viola teacher at the Mall school, Twickenham (March 2017 - present)


Telemann viola concerto with Solistes de musique ancienne (March 2012 and December 2012)
Mozart’s Sinfonia concertante with Ensemble Lunaire (April and May 2013)
Britten's Double Concerto with King's Philharmonic (March 2015)
Mozart’s Sinfonia concertante with Siegfried Camerata (January 2016)
Recitals at

St. Martin in the Fields (September 2016)
St. Luke’s Church, Brighton (July 2015)
Blackheath Halls (October 2014)
Lincoln Drill Hall (September 2014)
Birley Centre, Eastbourne (May 2014)
Heath Street Baptist Church, London (September 2013 and October 2013)
St. Mary’s church, Willingdon (January 2013)
Dartford Parish Church (January 2013)
St. Botolph’s-without-Aldgate church, London (November 2012, July 2013 and September 2016)
St. Alfege’s church, London (November 2012)
Charlton house, London (October 2012)
St. Mary at Hill church, London (July 2012 and April 2013)
Regent Hall, London (February 2012)
Hradebni halls of residence, Prague (December 2011 and January 2012)
St. Olave’s church, London (July 2011)
Hyde Park Chapel, London (July 2011)
St. Sepulchre-without-Newgate church, London (February 2011)
All Hallows-by-the-tower church, London (September 2010, September 2011, September 2012 & January 2013)

Prizes and Masterclasses

Highly commended, Royal College of Music viola competition (April 2013)
Highly commended, Royal College of Music viola competition (July 2011)
Masterclasses with Lawrence Power (October 2010) and Jennifer Stumm (May 2011, March 2012, October 2012 and May 2013) at the Royal College of Music, London, and with Simon Rowland-Jones (January 2002) at the Junior Department of the Royal College of Music, London.


Royal College of Music, London - Bmus (Hons) studying with Jonathan Barritt (2009 - 2013)
         Erasmus exchange at Academy of Performing Arts, Prague, studying with Jan Peruška (2011 - 2012)
Royal College of Music, London, Junior exhibitioner studying with Peter Lewis and Penny Filer (2001 - 2009)


Konstantin Boyarsky, Principal viola - Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
Jonathan Barritt, Principal viola - English Chamber Orchestra

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