Book this PlayerBack to Search

Martin Gwilym-Jones



Current Employment:
Principal First Violin (No.3) BBC National Orchestra of Wales

  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields
  • Adderbury Ensemble (Guest Leader/Director)
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra (trial for Principal 2nd)
  • Britten Sinfonia (1st Violin member)
  • City of London Sinfonia (Guest Co-Leader)
  • English Chamber Orchestra (1st Violin)
  • English National Opera (Guest Leader and trial for Principal Violin)
  • Halle Orchestra (Guest Principal 2nd  and trial )
  • The Kings Consort (Guest No. 2)
  • London Mozart Players (Guest Principal 2nd)
  • Orchestre Revolutionaire et Romantique  (1st Violin member)
  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (1st Violin)
  • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (Guest No. 2 and trial for assistant leader)
  • Scottish Chamber Orchestra (Guest Principal 2nd)
  • Sinfonia Britannica (Guest Leader)
  • Trondheim Symphony Orchestra (Guest Leader)

West End: Royal Variety Show and Night of a Thousand voices for Maurice Cambridge

Sessions: Isobel Griffiths, English Session Orchestra, Espirit Ensemble, First Take and Music Matters etc


  • Solo Tours:  USA, France, Germany,  Israel, Holland, Spain, UK
  • Festivals: Apeldoorn,  Norfolk/Yale, Casals, Bowdoin,  Entrecasteaux, Prussia Cove (Open Chamber), Consonances
  • Chamber Performances with: Tokyo String Quartet, Philippe Graffin, Matt Haimowitz, Ernst Kovacic, Frank Morelli.
  • Venues: Wigmore, Purcell, St Martin in the Fields, St James’s Piccadilly


  • Royal College of Music, London – BMus (Hons)
  • Indiana University School of Music – Artist Diploma
  • Professors: Miriam Fried, Itzhak Rashkovsky, Philippe Graffin
  • Chamber: Julliard Quartet, Vermeer Quartet, Indiana Chamber Orchestra (Leader)


  • English Speaking Union
  • Jerwood Foundation
  • Welsh Arts Council
  • Sir James Caird Trust RCM
  • Indiana
  • Juilliard


  • Entrecasteaux International Chamber Music (Winner)
  • WH Reed Prize (RCM Winner)          
  •  Young Concert Artists Trust (string finalist)

The information contained in this CV is provided by the client of MAS.
MAS takes no responsibility for its accuracy.