… just some of the orchestras who have booked Morgensterns clients during the past year.
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Wei Wei Tan (Viola, Viola Baroque) Profile

Wei Wei's Orchestral bookings include …

  • Orchestras: BBC Concert Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Chineke! Orchestra, Guildford Philharmonic Orchestra, Johann Strauss Orchestra, London Concert Orchestra, Mozart Festival Orchestra, RTE Concert Orchestra, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Senbla Concert Orchestra, Southern Sinfonia, Ulster Orchestra.
  • Orchestras (Opera/Ballet): English National Ballet, Garsington Opera, Mid Wales Opera Festival, Nevill Holt Opera, Northern Ballet, Opera Brava, Winslow Hall Opera.
  • Chamber Orchestras: Bath Philharmonia, Brandenburg Sinfonia, City Chamber Ensemble, English Festival Orchestra, Excellent Device!, Lancashire Sinfonietta, London Musical Arts Orchestra (LMA Orchestra), London Sinfonietta, Manchester Camerata, Sinfonia Verdi, Southbank Sinfonia.
  • Chamber Groups: Dionysus Ensemble.
  • Shows: Royal Shakespeare Company.
  • Sessions: London Telefilmonic Orchestra.

other items of interest …

Opera and Ballet: Almeida Opera, British Youth Opera at Peacock Theatre, European Opera Centre, Glyndebourne Opera (SbS), Hampstead Garden Opera, Northern Ireland Opera at Purcell Room, Opera Project, Royal Opera House (Wagner Festival), ROH2 productions at the Linbury Studio, Royal Shakespeare Company,and Second Movement Opera at Covent Garden Film Studios.

Recordings etc: BBC Radio 3, Hyperion, Naxos. Also includes numerous recordings as backing strings for pop and jazz music. Recent and upcoming gigs include venues such as the London O2 and the Roundhouse.

Wei Wei is an active performer working throughout the UK, and her range of experience has accumulated into a portfolio career. She won the Howard Hanson scholarship to study at the Eastman School of Music in Rochester, New York, and graduated with Distinction. Subsequently, she completed her Postgraduate Diploma at the Royal Academy of Music studying with Matthew Souter and Baroque viola with Katherine McGillivray. As an orchestral player, she has worked under conductors such as Mendi Rodin, Edward Gardner, Yuri Termikanov, Vernon Handley and Sir Colin Davis. Being an active chamber musician, she has received coachings and worked with various members of the Borodin, Tokyo, Amadeus, Chilingirian, and Endellion Quartets. Wei Wei is also experienced in period performance, having studied baroque viola with Katherine McGillivray at the Royal Academy of Music. She later took part in a scheme playing alongside the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, and have performed as part of the London Handel Festival, working with Adrian Butterfield. She has performed numerous orchestral, chamber and solo concerts in numerous parts of the world, and in concert venues including Wigmore Hall and Carnegie Hall.

During her time with Southbank Sinfonia (SbS) as rotating principal, she played in Side-by-Side concerts with the Academy of St Martin in-the-fields, the Royal Opera House Orchestra and Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. She performed a solo concerto with the orchestra, as well as chamber concerts in the Linbury Studio and Crush Room at the Royal Opera House.


Graduate studies

the Royal Academy of Music (PGDip, LRAM), (2003-2005), Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, New York, USA (BMus), (1999-2003)

Prizes and Awards

  • 2011 prizewinner of the American Protégé International Piano and Strings Competition - performed in the prizewinners' recital at Weill Recital Hall, Carnegie Hall.
  • Wei Wei was the recipient of the Catherine Filene Shouse Arts Leadership Program Certificate, at the Eastman School of Music, USA.


Matthew Souter, Hartmut Rohde, Katherine McGillivray, and George Taylor. Wei Wei has participated in masterclasses with Garfield Jackson, Yuko Inoue, John Graham and Simon Rowland-Jones.

Wei Wei joined Morgensterns in March 2007

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


Wei Wei Tan (Viola, Viola Baroque) Profile

Teaching experience

Wei Wei currently teaches viola and violin at The Lady Eleanor Holles School. She teaches violin and chamber music at the Royal Academy of Music Junior Department and gives private violin lessons at St Mark's Square Nursery School.

In July 2005, Wei Wei coached students in chamber music and orchestral sessions for the Junior Academy Summer course.


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