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Alexander Verster

Double Bass

Orchestral
  • Birmingham Royal Ballet Sinfonia (regular extra, 300+ shows)
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Parallax Orchestra (Principal Bassist)
  • National Symphony Orchestra
  • New London Orchestra
  • Waterperry Opera Festival
  • United Strings of Europe
  • Hastings Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Orpheus Sinfonia
  • West Green House Opera
  • London Choral Sinfonia
  • Orchestra Vitae
  • Janus Ensemble
  • Melos Sinfonia
  • New Trinity Baroque (Baroque bass)
  • Wond’rous Machine (Baroque bass)
  • Figure Ensemble (Baroque bass)
  • Eboracum Baroque (Baroque bass)
  • Thomas Tallis Society (Baroque bass)
  • Bellot Ensemble (Baroque bass)
  • Chamber recording with Maggini Quartet (Ronald Corp: Fields of the Fallen, Stone Records)

Orchestral Training
  • Young Musicians Symphony Orchestra (Principal)
  • Trinity Laban Symphony Orchestra (Principal)
  • Trinity String Ensemble (Prinicipal)
  • New Zealand National Youth Orchestra, Wellington (Assistant Prinicipal)
  • Auckland Youth Orchestra (Assistant Principal)

Solo/Composer
https://www.youtube.com/user/avbigband
  • 2021 Shortlisted for Clements Prize for Composition (Conway Hall, London)
  • 2021 Solo Recital – St Peter's Notting Hill
  • 2017 Solo Recital, Trinity Laban Conservatoire (Original Double Bass Concerto)
  • 2016 Vernon Elliot Double Bass Competition, Winner
  • 2016 Worshipful Company of Cutlers Scholarship Function, Cutlers Hall
  • 2016 Concerto (Bottesini A Minor) soloist with Young Musicians Symphony Ochestra, ItalianEmbassy (London)
  • 2016 Trinity Laban Soloist Competition, Semi Finalist2014 Auckland Youth Orchestra Soloist Competition, 'Gem Section' Winner
  • 2015 Solo Recital, Lewis Eady Showroom, Auckland

Education
2015 – 2017 Master of Fine Arts (Classical) - Trinity Laban Conservatoire, London
  • Graduated with Distinction
  • Recipient of Loveday Scholarship, Alan Tregonning Scholarship, Beryl Searls Scholarship, and
  • Trinity College London Scholarship
  • Principal double bassist for orchestral projects

2009-2011 Bachelor of Music (Jazz) - New Zealand School of Music (Massey/Victoria), Auckland
  • Recipient of Massey Undergraduate Arts Scholarship
  • Consistent A grades throughout duration of degree, A+ for all 5 solo recitals

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Instruments
Double Bass, Baroque Double Bass