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Rachel Harwood-White (Oboe, Cor Anglais) Profile

Rachel's Orchestral bookings include …

  • Orchestras: BBC Concert Orchestra, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, English Philharmonia, London Concert Orchestra, London Mozart Players, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Mozart Festival Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra.
  • Orchestras (Opera/Ballet): English National Ballet, English Touring Opera, Opera Project, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Scottish Opera, Welsh National Opera Orchestra, West Green House Opera.
  • Chamber Orchestras: Brandenburg Sinfonia, Britten Sinfonia, London Sinfonia, London Sinfonietta, Meridian Sinfonia, Orchestra Da Camera, Royal Northern Sinfonia, Sinfonia Verdi, Sinfonia ViVA, Thames Chamber Orchestra.
  • Chamber Groups: Chamber Domaine, Chroma, Galliard Ensemble.
  • Shows: Aladdin, Les Miserables, Phantom of The Opera, Wizard of Oz.
  • Sessions: Hilary Skewes.

other items of interest …

  • London Symphony Orchestra
  • Philharmonia (Extra List)
  • Royal Scottish National Orchestra (Extra List)
  • London Chamber Players (Principal and 2nd)
  • Southbank Sinfonia (Co-Principal, 2004)

Chamber Music

Rachel is a member of the Camarilla Ensemble, (First Prize, Royal Overseas League Competition 2008) who have appeared at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival 2010 where she also performed Mozart 's Oboe Quartet in F major. Rachel has also appeared with the Chroma Ensemble at the Ilford Festival (2010 & 2011). Other chamber music experience includes the Stuttgart Blaserakademie, Kantack Contemporary Music Ensemble and the Harwood Wind Trio for the Live Music Now! scheme.

Solo and Concerto performances:

  • Vaughan Williams Concerto with Halle Orchestra, Bridgewater Hall (1996)
  • J S Bach Concerto for Oboe d'amore BWV 1055 in A-major, Stuttgart (2002)
  • Strauss Oboe Concerto, Conductor Gerhard Jenemann, (2003)
  • Strauss Oboe Concerto, Royal Academy of Music Concert Orchestra (2001)
  • Mozart Oboe Concerto with Farnborough Symphony Orchestra (2006)
  • Strauss Oboe Concerto with Southbank Sinfonia (2004)

Rachel plays Principal Oboe for the English Touring Opera. She is also currently on trial with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra on Second Oboe. Previous trials include Second Oboe and Cor Anglais with the Northern Sinfonia and Second Oboe with the BBC Philharmonic. Rachel's trials on Principal Oboe include performances with the English National Ballet and the Adelaide Symphony Orchestra. She has also been trialled on Cor Anglais with the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra.


Graduate studies

the Royal Academy of Music (1997 - 2001); Stuttgart Hochschule, Germany (2001 - 2002); RAM, Postgraduate Diploma (2002 - 2003).

Prizes and Awards

  • Mortimer Development Award, RAM (2002)
  • DAAD Scholarship for study in Germany (2001)
  • Vivian Langrish Memorial Prize, RAM (2001)
  • Leggett Award (1998)


  • Royal Academy of Music: Celia Nicklin, Melinda Maxwell, Tess Miller, Christine Pendrill, Douglas Boyd, Christopher Cowie and Geoffry Browne.
  • Stuttgart Hochschule, Germany: Ingo Goritzki.
  • Chamber Coaching: Melanie Ragge and Stephen Stirling.

Rachel joined Morgensterns in October 2004

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


Rachel Harwood-White (Oboe, Cor Anglais) Profile

Teaching experience

Rachel teaches Oboe at Christ's Hospital School Horsham (2003); Sussex House Perparatory School Sloane Square (2003); The City of London School, London (2003); St Paul's Cathedral School, London (2003).

Rachel has coached the Philadelphia Youth Orchestra (USA) wind section, and toured with them to Holland in 2000.


Rachel Harwood-White (Oboe, Cor Anglais) Profile

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