We’re looking forward to welcoming back Sarah Newbold to our masterclass series.
Sarah Newbold is a member of Academy of St martin in the Fields and the New London Orchestra, formerly of both Welsh National opera and the London Philharmonic Orchestra. As a freelance player she has worked with most of the orchestras in Great Britain. A keen chamber musician, Sarah is a member of Cardiff Winds and Dragonfly. She has beena professor at the Guidhall School of Music and Drama since 1989, and at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama since 2010.
Sarah will be joined on the night by Claire Alsop our outstanding accompanist for the series.
Claire studied music at Bristol University, during which time she was an Organ scholar at Bristol Cathedral. On graduating, Claire was appointed Organist of Cheltenham Ladies College, where she worked until 2001. She gained FRCO diploma in 2006, winning the Turpin Prize. Claire is assistant organist at St Mary Redcliffe Church and enjoys a range of music making including teaching, ABRSM examining, accompanying and solo work, and has broadcast live on both BBC Radio 3 and BBC 1.
Each event takes place in the Cresswell Theatre at Bristol Cathedral Choir School and starts at 5.30pm, with a short informal recital from the visiting artists. This is followed by an open masterclass until 8pm, in which advanced students perform and receive coaching, everyone is encouraged to watch.
There are 8 spaces available to be a performer within the masterclass and they must be of a standard of Grade 5 or above.
For further info please contact tom.taffinder[ATSIGN]bristolplaysmusic.org