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Molly McWhirter


  • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
  • Royal Northern Sinfonia
  • City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
  • National Symphony Orchestra
  • Scottish Opera
  • Scottish Ballet
  • Max Richter “Voices" Premiere 2020, Barbican Hall
  • Heritage Orchestra
  • London Concertante
  • Ensemble Cymru
  • Sinfonia Cymru
  • Novello Orchestra
  • Scottish Festival Orchestra
  • Cambridge Philharmonic (Guest Principal)
  • Isle of Wight Symphony (Guest Principal)
  • The Piccadilly Sinfonietta
  • Ensemble X.Y.

  • Isobel Griffiths Sessions (Hanz Zimmer, Marvel, Nicholas Britell, Taylor Swif, Herbert Groneymeyer)
  • Guildhall Session Orchestra

Orchestra Training
  • BBC SSO Professional Strings Experience Scheme 2015-16

Chamber Music
  • Corran Quartet founding member - BBC Radio 3 In Tune live broadcast, Britten Pears Chamber Music Residency 2022, Buxton International FestivalChamber Ensemble 2021/2022, Fidelio Cafe ‘Unbound’ series, Highgate Festival, Chamber Studio mentorship with Simon Rowland-Jones.
  • Artisti Con Brio Collective
  • The Cantilena Chamber Music Festival on Islay
  • Torroella di Montgri Fringe Festival
  • Peter Warlock String Quartet and Voice world premier


  • Matilda RSC (West End, dep)
  • Oklahoma! Young Vic Theatre (Deputy)
  • Spring Awakening, Almeida Theatre (Deputy)
  • Violet, Charing Cross Theatre (Deputy)
  • Little Women & Jane Eyre, Guildford School of Acting
  • Auckland Theatre Company, Edinburgh Fringe Festival

Solo Performances
  • Schumann Cello Concerto, Antonine Ensemble
  • Pieces for String Soloists and Orchestra, Nick Ingman, I Maestri Orchestra

Awards and Prizes
  • First Prize, John McInulty Prize for Orchestral String Playing
  • Governors’ Recital Prize for Strings Finalist
  • Mabel Glover String Quartet Prize, Second Place

  • 2016 - 2018, Guildhall School of Music & Drama with Scholarship, MPerf (Distinction) with Ursula Smith
  • 2012-2016, RCS, BMus (hons) with Robert Irvine and Martin Storey
  • Danish String Quartet masterclass
  • International Cello Gathering - Tim Lowe, Adrian Brendel, Tim Hugh, Pierre Doumenge
  • Euro Music Festival Academy - Maria Kliegel
  • Aboyne Cello Festival - Philip Higham, Rebecca Gilliver, James Halsey
  • GSMD - Rebecca Gilliver, Robert de Maine, Simon Rowland-Jones, Ralph de Souza, David Waterman, Garfield Jackson,
  • Gary Pomeroy, Adrian Brendel.
  • RCS - Thomas Carroll, Pieter Wispelwey, Erkki Lahesmaa, Robert Max, Jaqueline Shave, Daniel Rowland, Paul Cassidy.

  • London Cello Society & Lambeth Youth Symphony Orchestra
  • Music Education Islington
  • Lambeth Music Service
  • Camden Music Service
  • City of London School for Girls
  • National Youth Orchestra of Scotland
  • Associate Cello Tutor, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland ‘Play On’
  • Private class of cello students

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Cello, Remote Recording