Professional Period Orchestras

  • Early Opera Company (2015)
  • Handel + Haydn Society (2014)
  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment (2009-present)
  • Academy of Ancient Music (2013)
  • London Handel Orchestra (2013-present)
  • Orchester Wiener Akademie (2013)
  • English Baroque Soloists (Apprenticeship 2012/13)
  • Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique
    (Apprenticeship 2012/13, 2014)
  • English Concert (2012)
  • The King's Consort (2012-present)

Training Period Orchestras

  • Juilliard415 (including violone and viola da gamba)
  • European Union Baroque Orchestra
  • Royal Academy of Music Baroque Orchestra

Modern Orchestras

  • Orchestra of St Paul's, Principal
  • New York Festival Orchestra, Principal

Training Modern Orchestras

  • Royal Academy of Music Symphony and Concert Orchestras
  • European Union Youth Orchestra, Principal
  • National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain, Principal

Courses

  • London Symphony Orchestra Strings Academy

Education Projects / Outreach

  • Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment
  • Orchestra of St Paul's

Teaching positions

  • Professor of Baroque Double Bass, Royal College of Music
  • Private teaching (2005-current)
  • Notting Hill Preparatory School (Suzuki cello teacher) (2009-2011)

Workshops taught on

  • Bryanston International Summer School (2013)
  • CelloFest (2012-2014)

Concertos

  • Sperger Concerto No.18 · Juilliard415 directed by Monica Huggett · Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, NYC

Education and Qualifications

  • The Juilliard School, New York (2012-14) 
  • Master of Music in Historical Performance (anticipated)
  • Royal Academy of Music, London (2007-2011)
  • BMus with Honours, First Class (Baroque Double Bass)
  • LRAM Double Bass Teaching (2010)
  • LRSM Double Bass Performance (2005)
  • DipABRSM Double Bass Performance (2003)
  • Cello Level 4 (European Suzuki Association) (2010)
  • Double Bass Level 2 (European Suzuki Association) (2009)

Awards

  • Foundation Scholarship from the Royal Academy of Music (2009)
  • John Walton Double Bass Prize from the Royal Academy of Music (2008)

Professors

  • Sarah Cunningham · viola da gamba · Juilliard
  • Lionel Handy · cello · RAM
  • Duncan McTier · double bass · RAM
  • Graham Mitchell · double bass · RAM
  • Robert Nairn · historical bass · Juilliard
  • Chi-chi Nwanoku · historical bass ·RAM

Masterclasses (double bassists)

Rinat Ibragimov · Corin Long · Matthew McDonald · Bozo Paradzik · Francois Rabbath · Dominic Seldis · Neil Tarlton

Masterclasses (period musicians)

Harry Bickett · William Christie · Kati Debretzeni · Richard Egarr · Wieland Kuijken · Jaap ter Linden · Jed Wentz