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Lucy Gijsbers


Professional Orchestral Experience

  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • English National Opera (trialist)
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • BBC Concert Orchestra
  • Orchestra of the Swan, sub-principal
  • Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra
  • New Zealand Symphony Orchestra
  • Nordic Symphony Orchestra
  • Orpheus Sinfonia - including principal

Orchestral Training

  • London Philharmonic Orchestra Foyle Future Firsts (reserve)
  • NZSO National Youth Orchestra – including principal
  • Canberra International Music Festival Orchestra


  • Lincolnshire International Chamber Music Festival (resident string quartet)
  • Swansea International Festival
  • Hampstead Festival
  • Canberra International Music Festival
  • Adelaide International Cello Festival
  • Melbourne Cello Festival


  • Popper, Hungarian Rhapsody - Tawa Orchestra
  • Elgar, Cello Concerto - Wellington Youth Orchestra
  • Dvorak. Cello Concerto - Michael Monaghan Young Musician?s Foundation Orchestra
  • Elgar, Cello Concerto -Michael Monaghan Young Musician?s Foundation Orchestra
  • Bruch, Kol Nidrei -Michael Monaghan Young Musician?s Foundation Orchestra


  • RCM Cello Competition - Prizewinner 2018
  • Scholar of the Royal College of Music, London 2017-2018
  • NZSO Fellowship Programme 2017
  • Pat Walsh Prize - First Prize at the New Zealand School of Music Duo Competition 2015
  • Freemasons Lankhuyzen/Whetu-Kairangi Music Award, Barbara Finlayson Scholarship, 2014
  • Royal Overseas League Chamber Music Competition – finalist, Bal-na-Shee Cello Scholarship, Victoria Graduate
  • Award 2013
  • NZSM Concerto Competition - Second Prize, NZSO NYO Adam Foundation Scholarship 2012


  • Royal College of Music - Artist Diploma 2017 -18
  • New Zealand School of Music - Master of Musical Arts in Cello Performance 2015
  • New Zealand School of Music - BMus with First-Class Honors, with Professors 2010-2013

Professors: Thomas Carroll, Inbal Megiddo and David Chickering

Richard Harwood
Thomas Carroll

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