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Sarah Thornett


Philharmonia - tutti 2nd including trial
BBC Symphony Orchestra - 1st/2nd including tutti 1st violin trial
RPO - tutti 1st/2nd
Ulster Orchestra - section leader 2nd violin trial (ongoing)
English National Ballet - no. 3 2nd violin trial (ongoing)
WNO Orchestra (full time position) - tutti 1st (March 2013-April 2017)
BSO - including sub-principal trial (job offered)
CBSO - tutti 1st
BBC NOW (1st violin)
BBC Philharmonic (1st/2nd violin)
RLPO (1st violin)
Hallé (1st violin)

Game/film sessions (Philharmonia)
Dummy recoding (RPO)
Classical recordings (including BBC SO, Philharmonia)
Live TV and Radio broadcasts (including Cardiff Singer of the World, BBC Proms, various radio 3)

Bruch ‘Scottish Fantasy’ with Sheffield Philharmonic
Mendelssohn Violin Concerto with Eroica Camerata
Sibelius Violin Concerto with Sheffield Philharmonic
Vivaldi 'Four Seasons' with Bournville Strings


Various in Cardiff including
  • WNO outreach and education projects, including S4C broadcast
  • Alma Duo with Live Music Now
  • 1st violin with Sunflower Quartet and Bute ensemble

1st violin Tamerisk Quartet 2011-12 (1st place Weil prize 2012)


2010-2012: Royal Northern College of Music
MMus with Distinction. Teacher: Pavel Fischer
2007-2010: University of Birmingham
BMus Honours 2.i. Teacher: Simon Smith

Awards and Qualifications 

Eric Nicholson Award for Violin -Jul 2012
Weil Prize (for chamber music) - May 2012
Andrew and Matthew Scrivener Award - Sept 2010
Roland Gregory Prize for Performance - July 2010
DipABRSM - July 2004

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Violin, Remote Recording