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Andrew Harper


Previous Orchestral Positions:

•    Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra:
One year sabbatical cover contract as Assistant Principal Clarinet & Principal E Flat Clarinet, 2011-2012.  

•    Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra (Norway)
Principal Bass Clarinet with obligation to Principal Clarinet and 2nd Clarinet as required, Contract for 2010 (Jan-Mar, Sept-Dec 2010) 

Trials with UK Orchestra’s:

•    BBC Symphony Orchestra
Ongoing  trial for 2nd/E Flat Clarinet

•    Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
Ongoing  trial for 2nd/Bass Clarinet

•    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Trial for Associate Principal/Principal E Flat Clarinet,

•    BBC National Orchestra of Wales
Trial for Principal Bass Clarinet

Orchestral Experience, freelance: (2010-present day):

London Symphony Orchestra
Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, London
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra
BBC Symphony Orchestra
BBC Concert Orchestra
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
Academy of St Martin in the Fields
Birmingham Royal Ballet
Royal Northern Sinfonia
BBC National Orchestra of Wales   
Trondheim Symphony Orchestra (Norway)
Stavanger Symphony Orchestra (Norway)
Britten Sinfonia         
Brandenburg Sinfonia

Session Work (2010-present day):

Knifedge Productions - BBC - London Symphony Orchestra
ITV Film - RTHK - Norwegian Television

Education and Outreach projects:

London Symphony Orchestra Discovery     
Royal Opera House Learning and Participation
Britten Sinfonia                      
Bournemouth Symphony ‘Blast’              
Bergen Philharmonic Orchestra

Other musical activities:  

Recitals at Wigmore Hall, Purcell Room, St Martin in the Fields and St James Piccadilly as part of the Park Lane Group in 2007-2009.

Chamber music performances at the BBC Proms Composer Portrait Series (2006), Berlin Summer Festival (2005), Warsaw Chamber Music Festival (2007), Bergen Festival (2010), Huddersfield Festival (2006, 07 & 08)

Education (full time):

•    Royal Academy of Music, London 2003-06
Qualifications: PG Dip, LRAM, Manson Junior Fellow

•    Canberra School of Music, Australian National University, 1999-2002
Qualification: Bachelor of Music Performance (Honours, First Class)

Education (part time/courses):

•    Apeldoorn Masterclass, 20007. Directed by Charles Neidich
•    Villecroze Musicale Academie, 2009. Directed by Paul Meyer
•    London Philharmonic Future Firsts (extra player), 2007
•    LSO/Royal Academy of Music Side by side scheme, 2003 & 2004
•    Australian Youth Orchestra: 2001, 2002, 2003 & 2005
•    National Music Camp, Australia: 1998, 2000, 2001 & 2002


Andrew Marriner   
Timothy Lines        
Angela Malsbury   
Alan Vivian   

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Clarinet, Bass Clarinet, Basset Horn, Eb Clarinet