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Jonathan Phillips

Timpani and Percussion


  • London Philharmonic Orchestra – timpani, 2nd timpani and percussion
  • London Symphony Orchestra – timpani, 2nd timpani
  • Opera North - trial for Principal Timpani
  • BBC Philharmonic Orchestra – trial for Associate Principal Timpani and Percussion
  • BBC Concert Orchestra – timpani
  • Philharmonia Orchestra – timpani and percussion


  • LSO Percussion Ensemble
  • Colin Currie Group
    • Steve Reich Drumming/Bath Festival at Bath Abbey
    • Upcoming performance in Paris at Festival Présences


  • Street Orchestra Live
    • Outreach work providing free public performances in places such as hospitals, care homes, prisons and schools
  • London Philharmonic Orchestra Education Department
    • Brightsparks and Funharmonics concerts for ks2 and GCSE students, as well as relaxed family concerts
    • Creative project with homelessness charity Crisis, helping vulnerable adults to curate a performance at the RFH
  • Brecknock Primary School
    • Lead whole class workshops, culminating in a performance to parents and pupils
  • Private drum kit and percussion teaching from 2021-present


  • Royal Academy of Music:
    • BMus (hons), 1st class (2017-2021)
    • MA, distinction (2021-2022)
    • Zildjian Prize for percussion 2019
    • James Blades Prize for Timpani 2017/18
    • Biddy Baxter and John Hosier Music Trust Special Scholarship for 2021/22
    • Countess of Munster Music Trust Derek Butler Award for 2021/22
    • Dawson Miller Prize 2022

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