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Claire Whitson

Double Bass

BMus(Hons) LRAM

BBC National Orchestra of Wales Rank and File position Current
BBC Symphony Orchestra No4 and Rank and File trial 08 – 09
BBC Philharmonic Rank and File trial 06/07
BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra Rank and File trial  2006
Opera North No2 trial 08/09
London Symphony Orchestra
Philharmonia Orchestra
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
City of London Sinfonia
London Chamber Orchestra
London Mozart Players
Glyndebourne Touring Opera
Garsington Opera
London Concert Orchestra
Sound of Music – London Palladium
Birmingham Opera Company
Isobel Griffiths Ltd Sessions
London Musici
English National Ballet

Commercial Recordings:
Sir Peter Maxwell Davies ‘Mirror of Whitening Light’ Naxos
Elton John TV Gala Concert and UK Tour 2006
Sony Walkman TV/Film Advert 2007
Alesha Dixon/Ford Focus Viral/TV advert 2008
Princess Diana’s Memorial Service BBC TV 2007
Llyr Williams Documentary - Sinfonia Cymru (Welsh TV)

Education Work:
Elastic Band (Philharmonia Orchestra)
Elastic Band (LPO, RCM)
NYOGB Workshops

NYOGB 1998 – 2002
European Union Youth Orchestra 2004 – 2006
Philharmonia Scheme 2006
LSO Scheme 2006

Royal Academy of Music 2002 – 2006 Bmus Hons, LRAM
Professors: Duncan McTier,  Robin McGee,  Corin Long,  Graham Mitchell,  Mary Scully  

Prizes & Scholarships:

Manlio De Selma Double Bass Competition
Douglas Keeble Award for Orchestral Playing
Ashover Festival Prize

Entrance Scholarship to RAM

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Double Bass, Bass Guitar