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Christopher Windass








1988 - present

1990 - present

Studied at Birmingham School of Music.
Violin Teachers: Ernest Element and Peter Thomas
Viola Teachers: John White and Rosemary Sanderson
Diplomas: GBSM (Performing)
ABSM (Performing, teaching and recital categories)
Awarded honorary Degree for services to music  in 2000
Studies continued privately since with Manoug Parikan, Emmanuel Hurwitz and David Takano

Violist Perry String Quartet  (Resident at the college and sponsored by BRBM independent radio).
Recitals given included Harrogate, Hereford, Birmingham and Bath festivals, and many regular broadcasts.

Guildhall String Ensemble

Member of the English String Orchestra.  Principal/sub principal 2nd violin.

Medici String Quartet - 2nd violin

Brodsky String Quartet   - Mendlessohn Octet

Regular player with Glyndebourne Touring Opera and Garsington Opera

Regular player with Garsington Opera
Other work as a violinist includes:
Chamber Orchestras
English Chamber Orchestra
London Chamber Orchestra
City of London Sinfonia
East of England Orchestra
Symphony Orchestras
Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
London Philharmonic Orchestra
The Philharmonia
City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra
The Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
BBC Welsh Orchestra
Scottish National Orchestra
The Ulster Orchestra
Glyndebourne Touring Opera
English Touring Opera
Central Festival Opera (leader)
Opera East (leader)
Cannon Hill Opera

Regular appearances in chamber music concerts

Director/Administrator of  Adderbury Music Trust , Coffee Concerts Trust , Adderbury Concerts Trust
This organization runs two series of concerts ( Music in Adderbury and Oxford Coffee Concerts )  and the Adderbury Chamber Ensemble.

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