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Emily Blake (Bassoon) Profile

Orchestral bookings (since joining Morgensterns in April 2013)

  • Orchestras: Chameleon Arts Orchestra.
  • Orchestras (Opera/Ballet): Royal Opera House Orchestra.
  • Chamber Orchestras: New London Sinfonia.

Emily's orchestral work also includes

the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, New London Sinfonia, Live at Lloyds (with RCM Chamber Orchestra), Uxbridge Choral Society, Rotherhithe and Bermondsey Chamber Orchestra, Marlow Choral Society. Emily is on the extra list for the Royal Ballet Sinfonia.

Emily's Orchestral Training includes sits in with Welsh National Opera and the London Symphony Orchestra, the Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra and Sinfonietta, Dartington International Summer School 2011 (Bassoon masterclass with Sarah burnett, supported by the Music Sales Charitable Trust), Amadeus Orchestra Summer Course, Sinfonia Tamesa, the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama Junior Course, and South West Youth Wind Sinfonia (including a tour around Central France).

Emily's outreach work include the BBC Welsh Proms - Tiddly Prom tour with the Arts Active company.

Emily's chamber work includes being a member of the Waldegrave Ensemble, the Royal College of Music Wind Ensemble, and a solo concert at the Playhouse, Weston-super-Mare.

Emily started the bassoon aged 14, and studied with Chris Vale at the Junior department of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama where she received the Junior Woodwind prize in 2007.

She received a scholarship to study at the Royal College of Music with Sarah Burnett and Andrea di Flammineis and completed her Undergraduate in 2011 and Postgraduate Diploma in 2012. During her Undergraduate course, in 2009 Emily studied at the Conservatoire National Supérieur Musique et Danse in Lyon, France with Carlo Colombo.

She played in all of the major RCM ensembles including principal with the RCM Symphony Orchestra. She is the principal bassoon of the Waldegrave Ensemble, a flexible ensemble based in Surrey, and is on the extra list with the Royal Ballet Sinfonia.

In 2007 and 2010, as part of the BBC Welsh Proms season Emily took part in the Tiddly Prom tour for under 5's.

EDUCATION

Graduate studies

  • Royal College of Music - PG Dip in Orchestral Performance (2011-12)
  • Royal College of Music - BMus (hons), 2.1 (2007-11)
  • Conservatoire National Supérieur Musique et Danse, Lyon - studied for 3 months in Carlo Columbo's class as part of an Erasmus Exchange

Teachers

Sarah Burnett, Andrea di Flemineis, Martin Gatt, Carlo Columbo, Robin O'Neill. Masterclasses: Robin O'Neill, Marc Vallon, David Petersen, Dan Jemison, Ursula Leveaux

Emily joined Morgensterns in April 2013

Emily's web profile was last updated 18th Mar 2017

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