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Odile Ollagnon


1976 - 1987, Conservatoire National de Region, Lyon, studying with Nejmi Succari and Mme Lombard
1987, Medaille d'Or, Prix de Perfectionnement, medals for theory & sight-reading (Lyon)          
1988 - 1991, Conservatoire National de Region, Boulogne-Billancourt (Paris), studying with Jacques Ghestem, Nadezhda Beshkina and Patricia Reibaud; Premier Prix à l'unanimité et félicitations, CNR Boulogne-Billancourt

1990 - 2003: Orchestre de Chalon-Bourgogne, titular principal 2nd violin(mixed programme of symphony, chamber and opera repertoire)1991: assistant Professor of Violin, CNR Lyon
1994 - 1996: European Community Chamber Orchestra, co-principal 2nd
1990 - 2000: freelance work with all the Paris orchestras, TV & session work
2000: trial for co-principal 2nd, Scottish Chamber Orchestra
2000 - 2001: trial for no. 2 1st, SCO
2002  - 2003: trial for co-principal 2nd, Philharmonia Orchestra; withdrew on being offered:
2003  - 2007: sub-principal 2nd, BBC Scottish SO (trial: “Elektra” on live TV at BBC Proms)
2007 (July): resigned due to husband being offered post in London
2009  (April) - 2010 (June): trial for Principal 2nd violin, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
2010  (June): offered the position of Principal 2nd violin, CBSO (declined)                             
2010 - 2013: Peter Gabriel’s New Blood Orchestra - whole tour, CD/DVD recordings, live TV (Jools Holland)
2010  - 2011: trial for co-principal 2nd violin, English National Opera (productions included Damnation of Faust, and The Mikado as section principal)
2011  - 2013: guest principal 2nd violin, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra                          
2010 - date: freelancing in Paris (sick-leave depping until 2016, principal 2nd) and London
(RPO, Royal Northern Sinfonia, BBCCO as section principal 2nd), sessions for Isobel
Griffiths, Hilary Skewes, Sylvia Addison, John Metcalfe, Guy Barker, Audrey Riley, Nick Holland, Ruth Barrett, Chris Traves)
2013  - date: taking the annual violin auditions for Cambridge University Musical Society’s orchestras (2 full days each October, c.120 candidates)
2014  - date: panel member for CUMS’s Concerto Competition, held annually, 2 rounds

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