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Owen Gunnell


  • 1st class hons bmus, Royal College of Music (Scholarship student)

  • BBC Young Musician of the Year percussion winner 2000
  • Nyos Staffa award prizewinner 2004
  • Pick of the Edinburgh Fringe 2002,2003,2004 (with percussion duo O duo and our show Bongo Fury)
  • YCAT winners (with O duo) 2005
  • Tillet Trust winners (O duo) 2005
  • Tunnell Trust winners (O duo) 2004
  • Making music award (O duo) 2004
  • Burletti Burtoni Award (O duo) 2008

Orchestral and Chamber music experience
  • London Sinfonietta
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • BBC Concert Orchestra 
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra
  • London Symphony Orchestra 
  • Britten Sinfonia
  • Welsh National Opera 
  • Moscow Chamber Orchestra
  • London Chamber Orchestra 
  • Viva Sinfonia
  • Crash Ensemble, Dublin (principal) 
  • Ulster Orchestra
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra 
  • Jonny Mathis UK Tour

Concertos/solos performed with;
  • London Sinfonietta 2007
  • BBC Philharmonic Orchestra 2000
  • BBC Concert Orchestra 2007, 2008
  • Royal Scottish National Orchestra 2009
  • The Orchestra of the Scottish Opera 2008,2009
  • LPO Ensemble 2006
  • Britten Sinfonia 2006,2009
  • Locrian Symphony Orchestra 2001 -
  • Viva Sinfonia 2008

Television -
 BBC1 (Young musician of the year, BBC proms,etc.) BBC2 (Royal Variety Show), ITV (Record Breakers), Channel 4 (How Music Works), Bulgarian National TV (with Oduo). RTE (Crash Ensemble), S4C (Katherine Jenkins)
Radio- Numerous broadcasts in UK, Ireland, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, USA, Portugal, Australia, Mexico, Austria, Holland.

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Percussion, Timpani