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Clare Wheeler


•    Welsh National Opera (Trial – tutti 1st and 2nd violin)
•    BBC Concert Orchestra (1st violin extra work by audition)
•    BBC National Orchestra of Wales (1st violin extra list by audition)
•    Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (2nd violin extra work by audition)
•    The Hallé (Trial – tutti 2nd violin)
•    English National Ballet (Tutti 1st & 2nd Violin)
•    Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra (Trial – tutti 2nd violin and extra work by audition)
•    Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra (Trial – tutti 1st and 2nd violin)
•    Opera North (Trial tutti 2nd violin and 1st violin extra work by audition)
•    European Union Chamber Orchestra (co-principal 2nd violin)
•    Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra (freelance 1st and 2nd violin)
•    London Contemporary Orchestra (Tutti 1st Violin)
•    Mozart Festival Orchestra & London Concert Orchestra for Raymond Gubbay
•    Southbank Sinfonia

•    BBC Radio 3 - soundtrack to ‘Ignis’ solo violin (nominated ‘Stage Works’ at British Composer Awards)
•    Various ‘Friday Night is Music Night’ and ‘In Tune’ broadcasts with BBC Concert Orchestra
•    Session musician with Isobel Griffiths : BBC soundtrack to ‘Ordeal by Innocence’
•    BBC solo violin recording for soundtrack to ‘Wonders of the Universe’, ‘Thirteen’, ‘The Secret Agent’
     ‘Dr Foster’, ‘The Woman in White’ & ‘Little Women’ & Channel 4 soundtrack to ‘Babylon’
•    BBC Radio 3 Live – Solo Violin ? Howard Goodall Anthem (premier) Christ Church Cathedral Choir
•    BBC Concert Orchestra session work for TV (BBC 1,2 & 4)
•    Classic FM broadcast of Handel’s Messiah with Southbank Sinfonia
•    CD Signum Records –  Southbank Sinfonia, Andrew Kennedy, tenor – opera overtures and arias
•    NMC CD – ‘Earth and Stars’ Peter Wiegold – Southbank Sinfonia
•    ‘Adventures of Prince Ahmed’ – Animated Film (Leader)
•    Several film scores for National Film and Television School, Beaconsfield

•    National Theatre, London ‘Every Good Boy Deserves Favour’ by Stoppard/Previn (on stage orchestra)
•    National Theatre, London Bach’s ‘St. Matthew Passion’ staged by Jonathan Miller (on stage orchestra)
•    London Palladium ‘Me and My Girl’ 24 hour musicals (leader of on stage orchestra)
•    Theatre Royal, Drury Lane ‘Charlie and the Chocolate Factory’ (deputy 2nd violin)
•    Ambassadors Theatre, London ‘Adrian Mole: The Musical’ (deputy solo violin)
•    Backing orchestra for tours with Tony Hadley ‘Spandau Ballet’, ABC, Dione Warwick

•    Schubert Octet (Leader) - including Crush Room recital at The Royal Opera House
•    The Dovetail Quartet (Founder Member) including St. Martin-in-the-Fields recital series
•    String Duo ‘String & Tonic’ (violin & cello) – cruise liner work & recitals for ‘Music in Hospitals’.

•    The Lark Ascending RVW, Mendelssohn Concerto & Mozart Sinfonia Concertante - Haydon Chamber Orchestra
•    Bach Double Violin Concerto & Beethoven Romance in F - Manresa Chamber Orchestra
•    Christ Church Music Society Concert Series and Westgate Concert Series - Solo Recitals

•    Trinity College of Music – PGDip Performance (Distinction) (2006 – 2007)
•    Oxford University (Christ Church) – Music – BA (Hons) 1st Class (2002-2005)

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Violin, Baroque Violin