… just some of the orchestras who have booked Morgensterns clients during the past year.
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Jo Stark (Bassoon) Profile

Jo's Orchestral bookings include …

  • Orchestras: BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Bob Porter, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, London Concert Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, MULTI-STORY ORCHESTRA, Mozart Festival Orchestra, Philharmonia Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra.
  • Chamber Orchestras: Arensky Chamber Orchestra, Aurora Orchestra, City of London Sinfonia, Dmitri Ensemble, Ensemble Cymru, London Chamber Orchestra, London Contemporary Orchestra, London Musical Arts Orchestra (LMA Orchestra), London Sinfonietta, London Winds, Orchestra of St John's, Thames Sinfonia.
  • Chamber Groups: Aurora Ensemble.
  • Education Work: City of London Sinfonia Education, Philharmonia Orchestra Education.

other items of interest …

  • Halle Orchestra (guest princ, trial for 2nd)
  • London Sinfonietta (2nd)
  • Opera North (2nd)
  • Orchestra of the Swan (2nd)
  • Birmingham Royal Ballet (extra list)
  • London Contemporary Orchestra (princ)
  • Orion Symphony Orchestra (princ)

Training Orchestras:

  • London Philharmonic Orchestra Foyle Future Firsts Scheme
  • London Sinfonietta Academy
  • London Symphony Orchestra side by side scheme
  • National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain - final year as principal

Education Work:

  • LPO Education work
    • "Funharmonics" sessions
    • Workshops in special needs schools
  • The Kandinsky Winds - education work in Primary Schools

Chamber Music:
Jo is a member of the Kandinsky Winds, a wind trio that is involved in frequent recitals and education work.

Solo Work:

  • Mozart's Bassoon Concerto
    • Metropolitan Chamber Players, London
    • JAMS Ensemble in Trinity College Chapel, Cambridge
    • CitySide Sinfonia, London
  • Gordon Jacob's Bassoon Concerto - Junior Academy Chamber Orchestra


Graduate studies

Cambridge University (MA in Music) and the Royal Academy of Music (MA in bassoon performance - distinction).

Prizes and Awards

  • Musicians' Benevolent Fund Award (2009)
  • Janet Craxton Memorial Fund (2009)
  • Florence Woodbridge Bassoon Prize (2009)
  • Leverhulme Scholarship (2008 - 10)
  • Countess of Munster Musical Trest Awards (2008 - 10)


John Orford, Gareth Newman, David Chatterton (contrabassoon), Julie Price & Pete Harrison. Masterclasses: Marco Lugaresi, Roger Bernstingl, Julie Price, Meyrick Alexander & Graham Sheen.

Jo joined Morgensterns in September 2011

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


Jo Stark (Bassoon) Profile

Teaching experience

Jo teaches at Dulwich College and on Saturday mornings at the Junior Royal Academy of Music. She has also coached the bassoons for the National Childrens' Orchestra and National Schools' Symphony Orchestra.


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