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Will Padfield

Horn

ORCHESTRAL AND ENSEMBLE EXPERIENCE
RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra (guest principal)
BBC Symphony Orchestra
Hallé Orchestra, regular extra player including 2017 BBC Prom (as 5th/3rd horn)
Ulster Orchestra
Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
Brandenburg Sinfonia (guest principal)
National Symphony Orchestra
BBC Concert Orchestra (extras list)
Royal Northern Chamber Orchestra

COMMERCIAL
HBO productions
Naxos recording with Britten Pears Orchestra

ORCHESTRAL TRAINING
Britten Pears Orchestra, principal horn
Royal Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra
RNCM Symphony Orchestra/Paris Conservatoire Orchestra - Performed first horn in Wagner’s Ring
“An Orchestral Adventure”. Included Siegfried horn call - live on BBC Radio 3
Britten Pears composition and performance course
Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Academy
London Schools Symphony Orchestra and NYCO (1st horn)

CONCERTOS, CHAMBER MUSIC AND MASTERCLASSES
2018 Britten Serenade with the Exeter Bach Society
2018 Gregson Horn Concerto in two concerts with the National Youth Wind Orchestra
2018 Masterclasses with Radovan Vlatkovic and Stefan Dohr
2018 Mozart’s Horn Concerto no. 3 with St John’s Chamber Orchestra
2018 Dukas’ Villanelle at RNCM Chamber Festival
2017 Dohnányi’s Sextet at RNCM Chamber Festival
2017 Founder member of Quartet Menine- ROSL Semi-finalists 2019
2017 Philip Grange’s “Out in the Dark” for solo horn and choir with Ad Solem
2017 Masterclass with Johannes Hinterholzer
2016 Masterclasses with Fergus McWilliams and Alberto Menéndez

PRESENTING, COACHING CONDUCTING AND OUTREACH
Temporary horn coach at Eton College
Presenter / narrator of Hallé Orchestra “Dinosaurumpus” at Bridgewater Hall in December
Volunteer for Brass for Africa- teaching brass and conducting in Uganda
Presenter of RNCM massed wind band piece for the 2018 festival of wind
Volunteer with LIME music for health
Conductor for Manchester University Music Society (2015-2017)
Assistant conductor Aldworth Philharmonic (2014-15)

EDUCATION
2018 - 2020 Royal Academy of Music – Masters
          Recipient of the Leverhulme Trust Postgraduate Scholarship
          Teachers: Martin Owen, Richard Watkins,
Mike Thompson
2014 - 2018 Royal Northern College of Music – GRNCM “Joint course”
2014 - 2017 University of Manchester - MusB Music (2:1)

Teachers: Julian Plummer, Beccy Goldberg, Tim Jackson

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Instruments
Horn, Baroque Horn, Conductor, Natural Horn, Wagner Tuba