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Ruth Rosales (Bassoon, Bassoon Contra) Profile

Ruth's Orchestral bookings include …

  • Orchestras: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, Guildford Philharmonic Orchestra, Halle Orchestra, London Concert Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, MULTI-STORY ORCHESTRA, New London Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, Southern Sinfonia, The Novello Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra.
  • Orchestras (Opera/Ballet): Opera North Orchestra, Royal Ballet Sinfonia, Royal Opera House Orchestra, Welsh National Opera Orchestra.
  • Chamber Orchestras: Apollo Chamber Orchestra, Aurora Orchestra, Brandenburg Sinfonia, Britten Sinfonia, City of London Sinfonia, Covent Garden Sinfonia, Isis Ensemble, London Chamber Orchestra, London Musical Arts Orchestra (LMA Orchestra), Marylebone Camerata, Royal Northern Sinfonia, Southbank Sinfonia, Young Guns Orchestra.
  • Chamber Groups: Ensemble 360.
  • Shows: Phantom of The Opera, Thursford Christmas Spectacular.
  • Education Work: Britten Sinfonia Education, City of London Sinfonia Education, Philharmonia Orchestra Education, Royal Opera House Orchestra Education.

other items of interest …

  • Aldeburgh World Orchestra
  • International Mahler Orchestra
  • Sinfonia Cymru

Ruth's Chamber Music also includes:

  • Berkley Ensemble
  • Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra wind ensemble performances
  • Previously on the Live Music Now Scheme with two ensembles.
  • Ulster Orchestra wind ensemble performances

Half English and half Venezuelan, Ruth grew up in the Lake District and started learning the bassoon aged 12. She won a scholarship to study bassoon at Guildhall School of Music and Drama, including a year on the Erasmus scheme in Hamburg, Germany and finishing with a Bachelor and Masters of Music.

Upon leaving music college, she joined Southbank Sinfonia and now enjoys a freelance career woking in orchestras in the UK including Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, London Chamber Orchestra, London Concert Orchestra, London Symphony Orchestra, Opera North, the Philharmonia, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, and Ulster Orchestra. She was also on trial with Royal Ballet Sinfonia and Royal Scottish National Orchestra.

Ruth is also an animateur and was chosen as a Spitalfields Music Animateur Trainee last year. She has presented childrens orchestral concerts for Multi-Story Orchestra, Southbank Sinfonia, Deal Festival and Brandenburg Sinfonia, and has assisted and lead creative music workshops for Brillig Ensemble, Southbank Sinfonia and assisted on workshops for Britten Sinfonia, Bath Phil and at Wigmore Hall.


Graduate studies

Guildhall School of Music and Drama (BMus hons, MMus and Fellow, 2004-2010) and Hamburg Musikhochschule (Erasmus Exchange, Sep 2006-July 2007).

Prizes and Awards

  • Entrance Award to the Guildhall School of Music from the Worshipful Company of Tobacco Pipe Makers (2008).
  • Keldwyth Award Runner-up (2008)
  • Sir John Barbirolli Memorial Foundation (2005)
  • Entrance Award to Guildhall School of Music (2004)


Daniel Jemison, Martin Gatt, Meyrick Alexander, Martin Field, Dominic Morgan and Gordon Laing

Ruth joined Morgensterns in May 2010

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


Ruth Rosales (Bassoon, Bassoon Contra) Profile

Education/Outreach experience

  • Alberts Band
  • Barbican Guildhall Creative Learning - bassoon coach
  • Bath Phil - Music in Action - workshop leader
  • Brandenburg Sinfonia - concert presenter
  • Britten Sinfonia - workshop leader
  • Deal Festival - concert presenter
  • Elastic Band ensemble
  • Kent Youth Orchestra-wind coach
  • Multi-story Orchestra - concert presenter
  • 'Play On' Tri Borough Music Hub introduction concerts and workshops to inspire children from different schools to play in ensembles
  • Presenter, writer and planner for family orchestral concerts at Windsor Festival and Cadogan Hall with Southbank Sinfonia
  • Presenter of schools workshops at Jubilee Hall, Albeburgh
  • Southbank Sinfonia - project leader & children's concert presenter
  • Spitalfields Music Animateur Trainee Scheme
  • Wind coach for Kent Youth Orchestra
  • Workshop leader for Southbank Sinfonia 'Soldier's Tale' project with Lambeth Primary School at the Southbank Centre and St John's Waterloo.


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