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Sophie is a violinist from Nottingham, who is currently studying for a Master's Degree with a scholarship at the Royal Academy of Music in London with professor Philippe Honoré and additionally voice with Michael Chance. Sophie graduated with a Bachelors of Music Degree with First Class Honors from The Royal Academy of Music in 2020.
While on her Bachelor's Degree at the Royal Academy, Sophie has worked under the baton of conductors such as Sir Mark Elder, Sir Edward Gardner and film composer James Newton Howard with the Royal Academy Symphony Orchestra. Sophie was seen at the BBC Proms 2019 with the Royal Academy Symphony Orchestra and The Julliard Symphony Orchestra. Sophie has performed in masterclasses to violin professors such as: Stephan Barrat-Due, Sigyn Fossnes, Michael Foyle, Clare Duckworth. At the Academy she performed the Sibelius Violin Concerto to renowned violinist Olivier Charlier in a public masterclass and more recently performed to violinist Josef Spacek. This year Sophie was awarded an LRAM teaching degree from the Royal Academy of Music. Outside of the Academy, Sophie has performed around London as the leader of the Echo Ensemble, which has included performing the 4th Brandenburg Concerto at St George’s Hanover Square. She led the Taneyev Piano Quintet with players from the ECHO orchestra in The Elgar Room at the Royal Albert Hall.
Sophie is a member of the award winning Odora Trio which was founded at The Royal Academy of Music in 2016. They have been prize winners at The Issac's and Pirani Piano Competition, The Harold Craxton Chamber Music Prize and most recently were semi-finalists at The St Martin's In The Field Chamber Competition 2020. They have toured around the UK and performed at venues such as St Martin's In The Fields, The Korean Culture Centre, The London Charterhouse, St Peter's Church Eaton Square, St Giles Cathedral Edinburgh, Elgar's Birthplace and at the Wye Valley Summer residency. They look forward to another busy year of concerts at The Hay on Wye Festival in June, a Piano Trio day hosted by Adrian Brendel at The Royal Academy and a recital at Whitstable Music Society.
Sophie is passionate and has been invloved with teaching and music education for years. Sophie currently works as an teacher at The Young String Experience (YSE) programme for Pro Corda in London, a mentor and performer at The Marryat Players Orchestra and a private teacher. Sophie has an LRAM teaching degree from the Royal Academy of Music and has been fully DBS checked to work with children.
I believe fun, positive teaching gains the best and quickest results. I am happy to take whatever path you are looking for whether that be an exam board like ABRSM or seperate music outside of the boards. Music is a great way to learn discipline and control through a exciting medium and I believe that the benefits of learning music transition into everyday life.
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- Royal Academy of Music (2020) - Bachelor's of Music Hons (Bachelors) (✘ Not On File)