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Alison Gordon (Violin) Profile

Orchestral bookings (since June 2012)

  • Orchestras: British Philharmonic Orchestra, London Orchestra da Camera, National Symphony Orchestra, RTE National Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Southern Sinfonia, Worthing Symphony Orchestra.
  • Chamber Orchestras: Brandenburg Sinfonia, English Chamber Orchestra, London Sinfonia, Pro-Arte.
  • Chamber Groups: Trafalgar Sinfonia.
  • Shows: Charlie and the Chocolate Factory, Miss Saigon, Royal Shakespeare Company, Sinatra, Top Hat, Wicked.
  • Sessions: Colin Sheen, Roz Colls.

Alison's orchestral work also includes

BBC SSO, Belmont Ensemble of London, British Philharmonic Orchestra, Camerata Ireland, City of Oxford Orchestra, London Telefilmonic, Scottish Ballet, Scottish Ensemble, Scottish Opera, RSNO and Ulster Orchestra.

Alison has been offered trials with

  • Ulster Orchestra - No 2, 2nd violin (2005 - 2006)
  • Scottish Opera - Rank & File, 2nd violin (2000 - 2001)
  • BBC SSO - Rank & File, 2nd violin (1998)

Before moving to London in 2008 Alison played with Scottish Ballet (1998 - 2008). She was also Assistant Concertmaster of Orquestra do Algarve from 2002 - 2003. Alison was offered the post of Concertmaster with Orquestra do Norte in 2004.

Alison's solo experience includes performances of

  • Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante
  • Vivaldi's Violin Concertos
  • Music Club Recitals with pianists Scott Mitchell and Michael McHale

Chamber Music

  • Leader of the Alba Quartet (1998 - 2008)
  • Alba Piano Trio
  • Barber String Quartet (including recital with Alfie Boe in July 2009)

Alison has toured with Shirley Bassey, Sting, Michael Ball, Andrea Bocelli, War of the Worlds, Cesare Cremonini and JJ Gilmour. She has also toured with the original band of Elvis, leading the Brasilia Symphonic Orchestra, Sao Paulo Symphony Orchestra, and Orquestra Sinfonica Brasileira. She works regularly with the Sid Lawrence Orchestra and the Wally Fields Jazz Orchestra, and has worked with Neil Sedaka.

Please click here for a review of Alison's performance in "The Elvis Experience"
"In my honest opinion Elvis Presley's rendition of My Way has to be the best......The musicians, the singers, the orchestra and, I must mention the brilliance of violinist Alison Gordon, all endorse what I am saying."

Her session bookings include the British Philharmonic Orchestra and London Telefilmonic, and her TV work includes a Marks and Spencer Christmas advert with Shirley Bassey (1996), the Alan Titchmarsh Show (2009), the Brit Awards with Tinie Tempah (2011), and the Jonathan Ross Show.

Alison's Training Orchestras include National Youth Orchetsra and the Chamber Orchestra of National Youth Orchestra.

Alison specialised in composition at Manchester University, and had her orchestral piece 'Cona Mheall' premiered by the D'Oyly Carte Opera Orchestra in St Giles Cripplegate, Barbican, London in 1996 and her string quartet 'Sorcha' premiered by the Alba Quartet in 1998.

EDUCATION

Graduate studies

the Royal Northern College of Music and Manchester University where she earned a BMus Hons 2:1. She completed her education at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with a Licenciate Diploma in 1997.

Schools attended

the Music School of Douglas Academy.

Prizes and Awards

  • Proctor Gregg Recital Prize for Solo Playing (1996)
  • Scholarship to Manchester University (1993 - 1996)
  • Choral Scholarship to Salford Cathedral (1995 - 1996)

Teachers

Jerre Gibson, Richard Deakin and Warren Jacobs

Alison joined Morgensterns in September 2009

Alison's web profile was last updated 24th Jun 2017

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Alison Gordon (Violin) Profile

ALISON Gordon Sample Repertoire

  • Mozart's Sinfonia Concertante
  • Vivadi's Violin Concertos
  • Music Club Recitals with pianists Scott Mitchell and Michael McHale
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Alison Gordon (Violin) Profile

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