Alison Teale

Oboe/Cor Anglais

Principal Cor Anglais of the BBC Symphony Orchestra

Whilst studying at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Alison was appointed Co Principal Oboe with the Hong Kong Philharmonic orchestra. In 2003 she moved to Cardiff to become the Principal Cor Anglais player for the BBC National Orchestra of Wales.

Photo: Julie Tinton

Juliette Bausor


Principal Flute of the London Philharmonic Orchestra & London Mozart Players

Principal flute of the London Philharmonic Orchestra and the London Mozart Players, Juliette is also greatly in demand as a chamber musician, giving regular recitals at the Wigmore Hall, London’s South Bank Centre and the Edinburgh Festival. She has appeared as a soloist with many great orchestras including the London Symphony Orchestra and the Academy of St Martin in the Fields.

Photo: Eric Richmond

Katherine Spencer


Principal Clarinet City of London Sinfonia, Soloist and Chamber Musician

Katherine is in great demand as a principal player for modern symphony and period orchestras and as a chamber musician. As a soloist she has traveled all over the world and works with people from all walks of life in her education work.

Photo: Peter Smith

Matthew Draper

Oboe reed specialist

Freelance principal oboist in London's West End

As an oboe reed specialist and consultant, Matthew has worked at the Royal Academy of Music, the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the Royal College of Music. Matthew is currently a visiting reedconsultant at Wells Cathedral School and is the oboe specialist at Brighton College.

Rebecca Miles

Baroque Recorder

Recorder Soloist

One of the UKs leading Baroque Recorder specialists, Rebecca has made many recorder concerto recordings and performs around the globe.

Sarah Burnett


Principal Bassoon with Britten Sinfonia and the London Mozart Players

In demand as a principal orchestral player and as a chamber musician world wide, Sarah Burnett is one of the most respected bassoonists of her generation.

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Adam MacKenzie


Chamber Musician and principal bassoon of Sinfonia Viva and English Sinfonia

Celia Craig


Principal Oboe, Adelaide Symphony Orchestra

Christian Forshaw


Classical saxophone soloist and professor at the Guildhall School of Music, London

Claire Wickes


Principal flute English National Opera and soloist

Colin Skinner

Big Band Saxophonist

Lead Alto Saxophone

Daniel Bates


Principal Oboe with the Irish Chamber Orchestra and the City of London Sinfonia

Elizabeth Drew


Soloist and orchestral musician

Emma Schied

Oboe/Cor Anglais

Oboe, Mahler Chamber Orchestra

Gareth McLearnon


Principal flute Heritage Orchestra, soloist and chamber musician

Huw Wiggin


Saxophone soloist and professor - Royal Academy of Music

Ian Scott


Principal Clarinet with The Royal Ballet Sinfonia, The Orchestra of St John’s and Rambert Dance.

John Anderson


Principal Oboe, English Chamber Orchestra

Lisa Friend


International flute soloist

Marie Lloyd


Clarinettist, Chamber Orchestra of Europe.

Martin Speake


Jazz saxophonist and jazz improvisation teacher

Rebecca Lenton


Flautist of the Kammerensemble Neue Musik Berlin

Robin O'Neill


Principal Bassoon of the Philharmonia Orchestra

Sharon Williams

Principal Piccolo

London Symphony Orchestra

Simon Estell

Bassoon/ Contra Bassoon

Principal contra bassoon London Philharmonic Orchestra

Siobhan Grealy


Freelance session flautist

Ursula Leveaux


Principal Bassoon Nash Ensemble, City of London Sinfonia and Academy of Ancient Music

Verity Gunning


Guest Principal Oboe

Yann Ghiro


Principal Clarinet BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and Bass Clarinet Cleveland Orchestra