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  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra – Sub-Principal 2nd Bassoon – trial ongoing
  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales – Principal Bassoon no.2 – trial ongoing
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra – Sub-Principal
  • BBC Philharmonic – Sub-Principal
  • Orchestra of the Royal Opera House – Sub-Principal
  • Royal Scottish National Orchestra – Co-Principal

Freelance work
  • Orchestra of the Royal Opera House
  • Royal Ballet Sinfonia
  • Philharmonia Orchestra
  • Britten Sinfonia
  • BBC Symphony Orchestra
  • Southbank Sinfonia (paid extra)
  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
  • Orpheus Sinfonia
  • Poznan Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Poznan Opera House

Orchestral Training
  • Southbank Sinfonia - 2018 season
    • Side-by-side collaborations with the Academy of St Martin in the Fields and the Royal Opera House
    • Anghiari Festival, Italy
    • Young Euro Classic Festival, Berlin Konzerthaus

  • Mozart Bassoon Concerto with Southbank Sinfonia

Education work
  • Philharmonia Orchestra education projects
  • Britten Sinfonia Academy - Bassoon tutor. Mentoring schoolchildren in a side-by-side concert in Peterborough
  • Southbank Sinfonia
    • Lead role presenting Family Concerts from the Queen Elizabeth Hall stage
    • Mentoring London state school children and In Harmony Lambeth participants in side-by-side projects Workshops with children and people with dementia for Wigmore Hall Learning
    • Performing in children’s concert at the Royal Festival Hall for the Imagine Festival
  • Royal Philharmonic Society
    • Awarded the coveted Bassoon Prize, in association with Allianz, to be the organisation’s champion for a shortage instrument – set to involve written and filmed advocacy throughout 2019

Teaching work
  • City of London Academy Highbury Grove – bassoon teacher (since 09.2023)
  • Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School – peripatetic bassoon teacher (since 02.2023)
  • Watford Music Service – bassoon teacher (since 02.2023)
  • HMDT Music – bassoon tutor (04.2023 – 07.2023)
  • Private teaching across London (since 2016)

Awards and scholarships
  • Royal Philharmonic Society Bassoon Prize winner 2018
  • The Big Give Scholarship and Soirée d'Or Scholarship 2014-16
  • International Oboe and Bassoon Competition, ?ód?, Poland, semi-finalist 2014
  • International Bassoon Competition, Wroclaw, Poland, semi-finalist 2016
  • Royal College of Music Solo Woodwind Competition, winner – bassoon 2015
  • Royal College of Music, London - Artist Diploma in Performance  2014 - 16
  • Academy of Music, Poznan, Poland - MMus with distinction 2012-14
  • Academy of Music, Wroclaw, Poland - BMus 2009-12
Teachers:  Andrea de Flammineis, Sarah Burnett, Martin Gatt, Arek Adamczyk

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