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Ria Nolan

Double Bass

Professional Orchestral experience:
  • BBC Concert Orchestra
  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales
  • Aurora Orchestra
  • The Hallé
  • Manchester Camerata
  • National Symphony Orchestra, Ireland
  • RTÉ Concert Orchestra
  • Royal Northern Sinfonia
  • Northern Ballet Sinfonia
  • Ensemble Cymru
  • Southbank Sinfonia – extra
  • London Concert Orchestra
  • Brandenburg Sinfonia
  • Sinfonia Cymru
  • North East Wales Sinfonia
  • Dorset Opera Festival Orchestra

Chamber Music:
  • Collaboration with Solem Quartet, University of Liverpool
  • Lasham Music Festival 2021
  • Southbank Sinfonia (including collaboration with the Allegri Quartet)
  • Derby Chamber Music (Performance with Eblana String Trio)
  • Manchester International Festival 2017 (Live broadcasts of a five part radio drama series for quintet)
  • Cherubim Music Trust (Schubert Octet with Magnard Ensemble)

  • The Sound of Music (chair, Ireland and UK tour 2017-18)

Orchestral Training
  • Southbank Sinfonia (2016 member, inc side-by-side with Royal Opera House)
  • Britten-Pears Orchestra 2017

Education Work
  • English Schools Orchestra
  • National Schools Symphony Orchestra: double bass tutor
  • BBC Concert Orchestra: coaching with StrinTing for London Jazz Festival
  • Stoneleigh Youth Orchestra: double bass sectional tutor
  • Junior Royal Northern College of Music deputy teacher and RNCM Young Basses tutor
  • East London Music Group: Side-by-side project with Queen Mary University
  • Project Instrumental: Outreach project at HM Prison Wakefield

  • 2013-2015 Royal Northern College of Music, Masters of Music
  • 2009-2013 Royal Northern College of Music, Bachelor of Music with Honours

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Double Bass