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Sarah Harper (Née Turner)


LRAM, BMus (Hons), PGDip (Adv)

Positions held

August 2010 – August 2012
Hong Kong Philharmonic Orchestra; Principal Cor Anglais and Utility Oboe

Trials and Freelance Work

Welsh National Opera Orchestra – Trial 2nd Oboe and Cor Anglais
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra – Trial 2nd Oboe and Cor Anglais
Philharmonia Orchestra – Trial 2nd Oboe, and Cor Anglais (Freelance)
Royal Opera House Orchestra – Cor Anglais (Freelance)
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra – 2nd Oboe (Freelance)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra – Cor Anglais (Freelance)
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – Cor Anglais and Oboe (Freelance)
London Symphony Orchestra – Cor Anglais and 2nd Oboe (Freelance)
BBC Symphony Orchestra – 3rd Oboe (Freelance)
London Contemporary Orchestra – Principal Oboe (Freelance)
Hong Kong Soloists – Cor Anglais and 2nd Oboe (Freelance)


Royal College of Music, London. (2008-2010)
                Teachers: Christopher Cowie, Gareth Hulse, Christine Pendrill and Jane Marshall

Royal Academy of Music, London. (2004-2008)
                Teachers: Celia Nicklin, Tess Miller, Jill Crowther and Geoffrey Browne.

Conservatoire National Superieur de Musique et de Danse, Paris. (2006-2007) As part of an exchange programme. Teacher: David Walter

Orchestral Training

Aldeburgh World Orchestra – Principal Cor Anglais (2012)
Britten Pears Young Artists Programme – Principal Oboe (2010)
Royal College of Music; Orchestral Pathway in conjunction with the BBC Symphony Orchestra (2008-2010)
LSO side by side scheme (2008-2010)
Encuentro de Musica, Santander (2008 & 2009)
LSO Woodwind Academy (2007)
Side by side project with Ensemble Intercontemporain (2007)

Prizes and Awards

Leverhulme Orcehstral Mentor – Royal College of Music
June Emerson Prize 1st Prize – Royal College of Music (with the Emerson Quintet)
Nicholas Blake Prize 2nd Prize – Royal Academy of Music (with the Alio Trio)

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Oboe, Cor Anglais