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Emma Purslow


Orchestral experience:
O/Modernt Chamber Orchestra regular 2022-present
Netherlands Chamber Orchestra, extra musician 2022- present
London Philharmonic Orchestra, extra musician, 2018 – present
BBC National Orchestra of Wales (Extra, 2021- present)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Trial, Tutti First Violin  2018
Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Trial, No. 4/5 Second Violin 2017-2018, present extra musician
Paraorchestra, extra musician 2022-present
London Contemporary Music Festival Orchestra, co leader 2022
Trafalgar Sinfonia 2016-present
Street Orchestra of London – Leader 2016-2019

Chamber Music

Alkyona Quartet, 1st violin, founding member 2018-present

-          Recitals throughout UK and Netherlands 2018-present

o   Including Lichfield Festival, Huygens Festival, Lake District International Summer Music Festival, Koroni Festival, Stift International Music Festival, Champs Hill Concerts

-          RCM Chamber Music Fellows 2022-2023

-          Tunnell Trust Award Winners 2020-2021

-          Making Music Artists 2020-present

-          Resident at Leighton House Museum

-          Training through European Chamber Music Academy, Dutch String Quartet Academy

Navarra Quartet -Guest 2nd violin 2023
Explore Ensemble -Regular guest 2022-present, including for LCMF 2022
Corran Quartet 2022 (Buxton International Festival, Britten Pears Young Artist Scheme

Festivals include:

Presteigne Festival 2023
Festival Internacional de Música de Marvão (Portugal) 2023
O/Modernt Summer Festival 2023 (Sweden)
ANAM Quartetthaus Festival 2023 (Melbourne)
Musique Cordiale (2021, 22, 23)
Barnes Music Festival (2017/18)
Hvinde Sande Festival 2018/19)
Roman River Festival 2018
Stift International Festival 2018

Solo experience

St David’s Festival 2022
Bollington Chamber Concerts 2022
Musique Cordiale Festival 2022 - Lark Ascending
Leatherhead Choral Society 2022 - Lark Ascending
Hereford Symphony Orchestra - Barber Concerto 2021, Prokofiev Concerto No. 2 2019
Vivaldi Four Seasons - Musique Cordiale Festival Orchestra -Faversham Assembly Rooms, August 2021, December 2021

Teaching experience

National Children’s Orchestra – Tutor 2020-present
Newton Preparatory School – Head of Strings 2021-present
Chethams School of Music – Visiting Guest Artist 2020-present
Musiko Musika – Team member 2018-present
Royal College of Music Junior Department – Guest violin and chamber teacher 2020- present

Education and qualifications:
Royal College of Music 2016-17, Postgraduate Diploma
Royal College of Music 2012-16, Bachelor of Music (First Class Honours)

Sasha Rozdestvensky 2016-2017
Daniel Rowland 2012-2016
Benedict Holland 2007-201

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Violin, Viola