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Alex Walker

Bassoon





 
PROFESSIONAL ORCHESTRAL WORK
Current position:
Scottish Ballet Orchestra
           Sub-principal, playing Principal and Contra as required
Freelance 
BBC Concert Orchestra
BBC Philharmonic Orchestra (Bassoon and Contra)

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra (Bassoon and Contra)
BBC National Orchestra of Wales (Bassoon and Contra)
BBC Symphony Orchestra (Contra)
Birmingham Royal Ballet (Bassoon)
British Philharmonic Orchestra (Principal and 2nd)
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (Bassoon and Contra)
English National Ballet (Principal, 2nd and Contra)
Granada TV (Bassoon)
Halle Orchestra (Bassoon and Contra)
Manchester Camerata (Principal, 2nd and Contra)
Manchester Concert Orchestra (Principal Bassoon)
National Symphony Orchestra (Principal and 2nd)
Royal Northern Sinfonia  (Bassoon and Contra)
Northern Chamber Orchestra (Principal and Contra)
Northern Ballet Theatre (Principal)
Opera North (Bassoon and Contra)   
Paragon Ensemble, Glasgow (Bassoon and Contra)
Philharmonia Orchestra (Contra)
Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (Bassoon and Contra)   
Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (Contra)

Royal Scottish National Orchestra (Bassoon and Contra)
RTE National Symphony Orchestra (Guest Principal)
Scottish Chamber Orchestra (Contra and Bassoon)

Scottish Opera (Bassoon and Contra)                                                 
Sinfonia Viva (Bassoon)                                
Ulster Orchestra (Contra)
Welsh National Opera (Contra)            

SHOWS
Miss Saigon (Manchester)
A Little Night Music (Leicester)
Into the Woods (Leicester)
My Fair Lady (Touring)
The Light in the Piazza (Leicester)        



1991 – present



including trials 1984, 1989/1990 & 2007/2008

including trials 1999/2000, 2000/2001 & 2006

including trial 2011











including trial 2004/2005
including trial 1986 


including trial 1988

including trial
1990



including trial 1984

 
SOLOS
Contrabassoon Cadenza in “UFO”(Michael Daugherty) - Halle Orchestra
Contrabassoon Soloist in “On Taoism” (Tan Dun) - BBC Scottish SO
 
EDUCATION
Performers’ Diploma, Royal Northern College of Music    
Graduate Diploma, Royal Northern College of Music                   
The Purcell School, London                                                                                    
 

Bridgewater Hall, televised on BBC4 2002
BBC Proms, Royal Albert Hall 1996    


1983

1982
1970-78    

 

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Instruments
Bassoon, Contrabassoon