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Deborah Kemp (Viola, Viola Baroque) Profile

Deborah's Orchestral bookings include …

  • Orchestras: Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra, De Havilland Philharmonic, Southern Pro Musica, Southern Sinfonia, Surrey Philharmonic, Watford Philharmonic.
  • Orchestras (Opera/Ballet): Kentish Opera, Thames Festival Orchestra.
  • Chamber Orchestras: Aurelian Ensemble, Bernardi Chamber Ensemble, City Chamber Ensemble, City Chamber Orchestra of London, Corona Strings, Haverhill Sinfonia, London Sinfonia, Milton Keynes City Orchestra, Reigate & Redhill Choral Society, Sinfonia Verdi, South London Sinfonia.
  • Shows: Carousel, Singing in the Rain, The Sound Of Music.

other items of interest …

Oxford Philomusica, Brighton Philharmonic, Milton Keynes City Orchestra, Opera UK, London Concert Orchestra, London Soloists Chamber Orchestra, Foundation Philharmonic Orchestra, West London Opera, Pegasus Opera, Classic East Symphony Orchestra, National Concert Orchestra, New London Soloists Orchestra (principal), National Symphony Orchestra, London Concertante, New London Sinfonia, Vivaldi Concertante, and The Mercia Ensemble.

Deborah has recently played principal viola for the Surrey Philharmonic Orchestra.

Deborah's baroque & classical viola work includes the Sweetlink Orchestra, recording for Self-Hypnosis CD, Florilegium, The Classical Opera Company, New London Consort, The English Players, Barber Opera (Birmingham), Fiori Musicali, The Holborne Players, Pro Arte Baroque Orchestra, St. Mary-at-Hill Baroque Chamber Ensemble.

As a student, Debroah's training orchestra experience included the European Union Baroque Orchestra (joint principal), RCM Symphony Orchestra (co-principal), plus other RCM orchestras, Oxford University Orchestra (co-principal), O.U.M.S Chamber Orchestra (principal and administrator), Buxton Festival Orchestra, Chetham's Orchestras (co-principal), Staffordshire Youth Orchestra (principal).

Deborah has also attended the following courses: Britten-Pears Baroque Orchestra (1996), BBC Symphony Orchestra Workshop (1995), Toraellia de Montgris, Spain (Chamber music, 1994), Reigate Summer Music (1994) and the Lake District Summer Music (1988).


Graduate studies

University College, Oxford (BA Hons, 1989-1993 and MA in Music, 1997) and the Royal College of Music (Associate of the RCM and Teaching Diploma, 1993-95).

Schools attended

Walton High School, Stafford (1982 - 1987) and Chetham's School of Music (1987 - 1989).

Prizes and Awards

  • RCM Cecil Aronowitz Viola Prize (1995)
  • Oxford Instrumental Scholarship (1991)
  • Keasby Bursary (1991)


Margaret Major, Roger Bigley and Patrick Park. Masterclasses with Jerzy Kosmala.

Deborah joined Morgensterns in June 1997

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


Deborah Kemp (Viola, Viola Baroque) Profile

Teaching experience

  • Viola coach for Ealing Youth Orchestra
  • Viola and Chamber Music Tutoring at the Lady Eleanor Holles School
  • Teacher at St. Helen's Northwood.
  • Head of Strings at the London College of Music 'Junior Music College' (1997 - 2005)
  • Wellington College (2001 - 2005)
  • The City Lit String Quartet Class coaching chamber music
  • Enfield Arts Support Service, both primary and secondary
  • The Mary Ward Centre String Quartet Class coaching chamber music
  • Viola Coach of the Enfield Young Symphony Orchestra
  • The Bishop's Stortford High School (2000 - 2003)
  • Rooks Heath Secondary School - London Borough of Harrow (2000 - 2001)
  • Borough of Enfield, EASS one day a week in three different schools (2000 - 2001)
  • Private Violin, Viola and Piano teaching
  • Part-time studies - London College of Music and Media (1998 - 2000)
  • Rehearsal conductor - St Mary's Hospital Choir (1995 - 1997)
  • Senior String Group - Enfields Arts Support Service (1996)
  • Three Primary Schools and Saturday School - Richmond Music Trust (1996)
  • Ensemble coaching in a Private Practice - Ealing (1995)
  • Staff - Emscote Lawn Music Course for Children aged 8 - 14 (1994, 1995)
  • Staff - National Chamber Music Camp ages 11 - 18 (1994)

Deborah has attended the following courses:

  • ABRSM Course - Diplomas in details (2000)
  • ESTA Course - The key to motivation (2000)
  • CT (ABRSM) Taster Day (1999)
  • ISM Course "What's it like to be your pupil?" (1999)
  • ESTA Course "The first ten lessons" (1998 and 2000)


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