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Kathryn James (Violin) Profile

Kathryn's Orchestral bookings include …

  • Orchestras: British Philharmonic Orchestra, Guildford Philharmonic Orchestra, London Concert Orchestra, National Symphony Orchestra, RTE National Symphony Orchestra.
  • Chamber Orchestras: Bernardi Chamber Ensemble.
  • Chamber Groups: Bryden Strings.
  • Shows: Aladdin, Chichester Festival Theatre Orchestra, Flowers For Mrs Harris, Motown, South Pacific, The Book of Mormon, Thursford Christmas Spectacular.
  • Sessions: Music Solutions Ltd.

other items of interest …

  • Belmont Ensemble of London
  • Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra
  • National Symphony Orchestra
  • Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra
  • Royal Philharmonic Orchestra
  • Royal Scottish National Orchestra (Trial)
  • RTE National Symphony Orchestra
  • The Heritage Orchestra
  • Trafalgar Sinfonia
  • Welsh National Opera Orchestra

Show Work Includes:

  • A Little Night Music (West End)
  • Aladdin (West End dep)
  • An American in Paris (West End dep)
  • Annie Get Your Gun (UK Tour dep)
  • Aspects of Love (Menier Chocloate Factory & UK Tour)
  • Book of Mormon (West End dep)
  • Bumblescratch (Concert & Album)
  • Caroline, or Change (Chichester)
  • Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (West End dep)
  • Chitty Chitty Bang Bang (UK Tour)
  • Flowers For Mrs Harris (Chichester)
  • Love's Labour's Lost (RSC, Chichester & West End)
  • Love Story (Chichester & West End)
  • Motown (West End dep)
  • Much Ado About Nothing (RSC, Chichester & West End)
  • Oklahoma (UK Tour)
  • On The Town (Regents Park Open Air Theatre)
  • Romeo and Juliet (RSC Barbican dep)
  • Royal Shakespeare Company
  • Showboat (Sheffield Crucible and London West End)
  • Sleeping Beauty (Chichester)
  • Soho Cinders (Concert & Album)
  • South Pacific (Barbican & UK Tour)
  • Stiles & Drewe's Peter Pan (Album)
  • The Girls (West End dep)
  • The Ladykillers (Recorded Music)
  • The War of the Worlds (West End dep)
  • West Side Story (Sadler's Wells)
  • Young Frankenstein (West End)

Session Work Includes:

  • London Metropolitan Orchestra
  • Sylvia Addison (Music Solutions)

Kathryn has worked with artists including; Lionel Richie, Brian May, Razorlight, Unkle, Shirley Bassey, Will Young, The Last Shadow Puppets, Kanye West, Echo and the Bunnymen, The Cinematic Orchestra, Bryn Terfel, Andrea Bocelli and Katherine Jenkins.

Events include; The BRIT Awards, The Proms, The Royal Variety Show, The WhatsOnStage.com Awards, Cardiff Singer of the World and European tours with ABBA The Show.

Kathryn is also a member of the Estilo string quartet.

Kathryn enjoys a varied career as a freelance violinist. Engagements include a wide variety of film and album sessions, extensive orchestral work and shows in both the West End and on tour.


Graduate studies

the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (BMus Hons, 1998 - 2002). Her postgraduate studies took place at the GSM&D (MMus Perf, 2002 - 2003).

Schools attended

Sir Thomas Picton School, Haverfordwest (1991 - 1998).


Kathryn has had lessons and masterclasses with Krzysztof Smietana, Pauline Scott, Simon Fischer, Harry Cawood, Stefan Popov, Phillip Dukes, Ivo Van der Werff, Gordon Back, and the Vellinger and Takacs Quartets.

Kathryn joined Morgensterns in September 2004

Kathryn's web profile was last updated 8th Feb 2019


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