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Molly McWhirter


Professional Orchestral Work

  • Isobel Griffiths Ltd
  • Scottish Ballet
  • Max Richter "Voices" Premiere 2020, Barbican Hall
  • London Concertante
  • Heritage Orchestra
  • Scottish Festival Orchestra
  • Ensemble Cymru
  • Sinfonia Cymru
  • Guest Principal Cello - Cambridge Philharmonic
  • Isle of Wight Symphony Orchestra - Guest Principal
  • Ensemble X.Y.
  • The Piccadilly Sinfonietta
  • London Jupiter Orchestra
  • London Firebird Orchestra
  • Eroica Orchestra
  • Symphonova

Orchestral Training

  • BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Professional Strings Experience Scheme 2015-16, ‘Outreach’ project 2013
  • London Symphony Orchestra and GSMD 
  • Academy of St Martin in the Fields and GSMD Side-by-side
  • London Mozart Players and GSMD
  • Royal Scottish National Orchestras and RCS Side-by-side
  • National Youth Orchestra of Scotland -  Principal 2015, Co-principal 2014

 Chamber Music

  • Corran Quartet, founding member - BBC Radio 3 'In Tune' live broadcast
  • Aristi con Brio
  • Dante Quartet Summer Course, France
  • Danish String Quartet Masterclass
  • Torroella di Montgri Fringe Festival with String Quartet
  • St Stephen Walbrook, St Mary’s Perivale - Multiple recitals with Atlantica Quartet & Seta Sextet
  • Musique Cordiale International Music Festival
  • Milton Court - Peter Warlock String Quartet and Voice world premiers
  • The Cantilena Chamber Music Festival on Islay
  • NYOS Futures & Camerata collaboration with The Hebrides Ensemble
  • Music Works course with London Haydn Quartet


  • Violet, Charing Cross Theatre
  • Little Women & Jane Eyre, Guildford School of Acting
  • Edinburgh Fringe Festival “Spring Awakening” 
  • “On the Upside Down of the World” Edinburgh Fringe Festival (solo cello)

 Solo Performances/Courses

  • Schumann Cello Concerto with the Antonine Ensemble
  • Pieces for String Soloists and Orchestra - Nick Ingman. I Maestri Orchestra
  • LSO Masterclass Platform with Rebecca Gilliver
  • LA Philharmonic Masterclass Principal Cello Robert de Maine
  • International Cello Gathering Prof.’s Time Lowe, Adrian Brendel, Tim Hugh, Pierre Doumenge, Sue Lowe
  • Euro Music Festival Academy studying with Prof. Maria Kliegel

Awards and Prizes

  • John McInulty Prize for Orchestral String Playing - Winner 2016  
  • Governors’ Recital Prize for Strings, RCS - Finalist 2016  
  • RCS Mabel Glover String Quartet Prize – 2nd Place 2015   


  • In Harmony Lambeth Cello Tutor - London Cello Society
  • City of London School for Girls
  • Camden Music Service
  • “Little Opera” UK
  • Seven private cello pupils, some within Fireworks Music School
  • Cello Tutor, National Youth Orchestra of Scotland String Training Course
  • Associate Cello Tutor, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland ‘Play On’


  • Guildhall School of Music & Drama with Scholarship, MPerf with Distinction studying with Ursula Smith 2016 - 2018  
  • RCS, BMus (hons) with Robert Irvine and Martin Storey.  2012-2016    
  • Junior Royal Conservatoire of Scotland with Tim Paxton 2011-2012    

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Cello, Remote Recording

Corran Quartet