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Jens Lynen


Professional Orchestral Experience
  • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra – Guest co-leader and job offer Principal 1st violin
  • Residentie Orkest The Hague - Guest co-leader
  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales – Trial Principal 2nd violin (2019-present)
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra  –  Guest Principal 2nd violin & job Co-principal 2nd violin (2016-2019)
  • Royal Northern Sinfonia – Guest Principal 2nd violin
  • RTE National Symphony Orchestra - Guest Principal 2nd violin
  • Ulster Orchestra – Guest Principal 2nd violin
  • English Chamber Orchestra – Guest 1st violin no.3
  • Halle Orchestra - Guest co-principal 2nd violin
  • London Symphony Orchestra – extra list
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • John Wilson Orchestra
  • Sinfonia of London
  • Antwerp Symphony Orchestra 
  • Brandenburg Sinfonia – Guest leader

Solo & Chamber music
  • CD recording Messiaen's Quartet for the End of Time, label Aliud (2014)
  • CD recording 'Preludes from Past and Present', label Phaedra (2015)
  • King's Place, London Schubert Festival (live broadcast BBC Radio 3)
  • Violin & cello duets with Raphael Wallfish, London (broadcast BBC Radio 4)
  • Menuhin Festival Gstaad, Switzerland
  • St Martin in the Fields, London
  • Purcell Room, London
  • St John Smith Square, London
  • St James Piccadilly, London
  • Young Virtuosi Festival, Toulouse
  • Aurora Chamber Music Festival, Vanersborg, Sweden
  • Northern Chords Chamber Music Festival, Newcastle

Studio work
  • London Olympics project (The Times & Samsung) – Leader/Solo violin
  • Abbey Road Tom Croxon sessions

Awards and scholarships
  • 'Citta di Padova' International Music Competition - 3rd prize
  • Sorodha Composition Competition for violin solo (performance) – Audience prize
  • 'Constant and Kit Lambert' Junior Fellowship at Royal College of Music (2013-2014)
  • Leverhulme Postgraduate Studentship,  Royal College of Music
  • Robert MacFazdean Whyte scholarship, Royal College of Music
  • Robus Foundation Scholarship
  • Royal Antwerp Conservatoire Foundation

  • Royal College of Music, London - Artist Diploma ('13-'14)
  • Royal College of Music, London - Master in Performance ('11-'13)
  • Guildhall School of Music & Drama, London - Bachelor in Music ('09-'11)
  • Royal Flemish Conservatoire, Antwerp - Bachelor in Music ('07-'09)

Professors: Radu Blidar, Krzysztof Smietana, Guido de Neve
Masterclasses: Midori Goto, Igor Ozim, Dora Schwarzberg, Lewis Kaplan, Liviu Prunaru, Raphael Oleg

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