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Nicola Gleed (Violin, Violin Electric) Profile

Nicola's Orchestral bookings include …

  • Orchestras: Academy of St Martin In The Fields, BBC Concert Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Halle Orchestra, London Mozart Players, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestrate, Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra.
  • Orchestras (Opera/Ballet): English National Ballet, Nevill Holt Opera, Northern Ballet, Royal Opera House Orchestra, Welsh National Opera Orchestra.
  • Chamber Orchestras: English Festival Orchestra, Lancashire Sinfonietta, Orchestra of St John's, Royal Northern Sinfonia.
  • Chamber Groups: Trafalgar Sinfonia.
  • Shows: Sister Act.
  • Sessions: Cool Music Ltd, English Session Orchestra, Music Solutions Ltd, Roz Colls.
  • Education Work: Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra Education.

other items of interest …

the English National Orchestra, London Concert Orchestra, London Pro Arte and the Wiltshire Sinfonia.

Nicola is a member of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra with whom she has a 50% job share. As a freelancer she works with the Royal Opera House, Philharmonia Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, English National Opera, London Mozart Players, Welsh National Opera, Ulster Orchestra and Sinfonia ViVA.

Nicola was a member of the Southbank Sinfonia (2004) where she held 100% rotational position, including Leader and Principal Second.

Nicola's commercial experience includes Sinatra and Porgy and Bess in the West end and Babes in Arms, Chichester. She has worked with the following pop artists: Leona Lewis, BBC radio Live Lounge, Kanye West, Brit Awards, Sugar Babes, Paul O'Grady Show, Lemar, Mobo Awards, Il Divo, GMTV, Paul Potts, Richard and Judy, Jonny Dankworth and Cleo Lane's 70th Birthday celebrations at the Royal Albert Hall. She has worked reguarly with Spiritualized on UK/Euopean Tours and festivals.

Nicola has worked for Yamaha playing Electric Violin for BBC Tomorrow's World Awards and promoting Yamaha Silent Violins (2002).

As a chamber musician Nicola has worked with Covent Garden Soloists, Manning Camerata (No.2 Second Violin), Liquid Arcitechture, Lunar ensemble and Metropolitian Ensemble. With the Southbank String Quartet, Nicola performed Out of Time by Jonathan Dove at Glyndebourne (2005). She leads the Canford String Orchestra at the annual summer school.

As a soloist Nicola has performed the Bruch Violin Concerto with Wiltshire Youth Orchestra (2003), Southbank Sinfonia, St John's Waterloo (2004), the New Bristol Sinfonia at the New Olympus Theatre, Filton College (2006).

Nicola is a violin tutor for a project called Orchestrate that works with corporate companies in team building exercises. She has worked as a sectional tutor for Youth Orchestras and teaches the Violin in London.


Graduate studies

the Royal Academy of Music (1999 - 2003).

Schools attended

Wells Cathedral School (1992 - 1999).

Nicola joined Morgensterns in November 2003

Nicola's web profile was last updated 28th Mar 2019


Nicola Gleed (Violin, Violin Electric) Profile

Teaching experience

  • Orchestrate
  • Wiltshire Youth Orchestra (sectional tutor)
  • Greater Gwent Youth and Intermediate Orchestras, Wales (sectional tutor)
  • Private Violin teaching (London)
  • Hampden Gurney Primary School
  • Drayton Manor High School


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