Sarah Ash - Violinist

Qualifications:

 

Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music:

Dip ABRSM In Violin Performance

Dip ABRSM In Principals of String Instrumental Tuition

 

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama:

2009 - BMus (Hons) - 2:1 (i)

2011 - M.A Post Graduate Degree in Violin performance

Masterclasses:

Chamber:   Allegri String Quartet

                   Emperor String Quartet

                   Badke String Quartet

                   Eroica String Quartet

                   Gould Piano Trio

                   Richard Ormrod

Violin:         Boris Garlitsky

                  Petras Kunsa

                   Lesley Hatfield

                   Matthew Jones

                   Bohumil Smejkal

Awards/Bursaries/Scholarships Awarded:

Silver medal in the 2004 National Keyskills Chamber Music Prize

Full Undergraduate Scholarship at RWCMD

Winner of the 2008 Horner prize for Paganini Caprises

EMI Sound Foundation bursary for Postgraduate Studies 2009

EMI Sound Foundation bursary for Postgraduate Studies 2010

Auditioned and sucessfully gained 1st violin placement  with Welsh National Opera

Ensembles:

National Youth String Academy (2007) - Concertmaster and sub-principle 1st violin.

European Vacation Chamber Orchestra (2009)

Ashover Festival Orchestra (2009) - Leader of 2nd violins and (2010) - 1st violin.

Bloomsbury Opera (2009) - Leader of 2nd Violins.

Royal Welsh Symphony Orchestra - Have performed as Concertmaster

Royal Welsh String Ensemble - Have performed as Concertmaster

Royal Welsh Opera Orchestra

Royal Welsh Millennium Ensemble - Contemporary Music

Welsh National Opera (WNO) (2010-11) - 1st Violin placement

Welsh National Opera (2010/11) - Tutti 1st violin with Casual/Extras work

WNOMAX (2010-11) - Concertmaster

Sonorous Piano Trio

Platnauer String Quartet

Macquarie Philharmonic (2011)

English National Ballet (2012) - Australian Tour Ensemble

The Metropolitan Orchestra (2011 - 2015) - Concertmaster

Eminence symphony Orchestra (2011 - present)

Accent strings (2011 - present)

Willoughby Symphony Orchestra (2011 - present)

Lushous Strings (2011 - present)

Sweethearts Music (2011 - present)

The Musician Project (2014 - present)