VaCO Advanced Chamber Ensemble Easter Course 2018


Jon Thorne – Viola

Oculi Ensemble and Professor at the Royal Academy of Music

Tom Verity – Clarinet

Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Aurora Orchestra and The Sterling Trio


VaCO Summer Chamber Orchestra Course 2018



Victoria Simonsen – Cello

Rautio Piano Trio and Cello Faculty at The Royal Northern College of Music


Meyrick Alexander – Bassoon

Former Head of Wind at The Welsh College of Music and Drama, previous Principal Bassoon of Philharmonia Orchestra



Highlights for me were playing the Tchaikovsky sextet, Dvorják Serenade for strings and the Ravel piano concerto.

Peter Banks, Head of Chemistry

The Purcell School