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Penelope Smith (Oboe, Cor Anglais) Profile

Orchestral bookings (since joining Morgensterns in May 2014)

  • Orchestras: RTE Concert Orchestra.
  • Chamber Orchestras: Brandenburg Sinfonia, English Festival Orchestra.
  • Festivals/Festival Orchestras: Stour Music Festival.

Penelope's orchestral work also includes

  • The Royal Opera House Orchestra (extra list)
  • BBC National Orchestra of Wales (extra list)
  • Bampton Classical Opera
  • English Festival Orchestra (2nd)
  • Festival Chamber Orchestra (2nd)
  • London Soloists Philharmonia (Princ)
  • City Chamber Ensemble (2nd & Cor Anglais)
  • Jersey Chamber Orchestra (Princ)
  • Paean Consort (Princ)
  • Outcry Ensemble (2nd)
  • Opera North Orchestra (extra list)

Training

  • Young Musician's Symphony Orchestra (2nd & Cor Anglais)
  • International Regions Symphony Orchestra, including a performance for Pope Benedict XVI (Princ)
  • Young Janáček Philharmonic Orchestra (Cor Anglais)
  • National Youth Orchestra of wales, and collaboration with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales (Cor Anglais)
  • Royal College of Music Symphony Orchestra, BBC Proms Plus (Princ, 2nd & Cor Anglais)

Chamber Work

  • Britten-Pears Contemporary Ensemble (Princ)
  • Trinity College of Music Wren Ensemble and Wind Ensemble (Princ & 2nd)

Recording Work

  • British Haydn Society - Haydn's Nocturnes and Scherzandi (Princ)
  • Naxos - works by Alan Hovhaness, with TCM Chamber Ensemble (Princ & 2nd)
  • TCM Symphony Orchestra - recording for BP short film (Cor Anglais)
  • Sony Playstation television commercial (Princ)

Solo

  • Agrell's Concerto for Oboe, with the Amadè Players
  • John Cage's Ryoanji with the New Perspective Ensemble
  • J. S. Bach's Concerto for Oboe d'Amore with the Exeter Symphony Orchestra
  • Haydn's Concerto for Oboe with the Orchestra of Situation Opera

A busy orchestral player, Penelope has worked with orchestras such as the RTE Concert Orchestra, Brandenburg Sinfonia and English Festival Orchestra. Penelope is on the extra lists for the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, BBC National Orchestra of Wales and the Opera North Orchestra, and holds a Masters in Performance at the Royal College of Music.

EDUCATION

Graduate studiesTrinity College of Music (BMus (hons) in Performance, 2.1, 2005 - 09), and the Royal College of Music (MMus in Performance, 2:1, 2010 - 12).

Prizes and Awards

  • Evelyn Rothwell Oboe Prize at the Royal College of Music (May 2011)
  • Harold Clarke Woodwind Competition finalist (2006 and 2009)
  • Trinity College of Music full scholarship (2005 - 09)

Teachers

Jenni Phillips, Josephine Lively, Chris O'Neal, Chris Cowie, David Theodore, Christine Pendrill.

Masterclasses: Stefan Schilli, Richard Hewitt, Stephane Rancourt, John Anderson, Neil Black, Imogen Smith, Dudu Carmel.

Penelope joined Morgensterns in May 2014

Penelope's web profile was last updated 17th Jun 2017

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Penelope Smith (Oboe, Cor Anglais) Profile

Education/Outreach experience

Community Music Placements
Trinity College of Music Professional Skills Programme - preparing lesson plans and leading group activities to encourage and develop music making in 4/5 year olds.

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