French horn

Amanda Emery

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About Amanda

French horn
Cambridge

Amanda began learning the horn at the age of 15 and quickly developed a passion for the instrument and the world of orchestral music. She went on to study music at Royal Holloway, University of London where she gained a lot of her initial orchestral experience. During this time, her horn teachers were Pip Eastop and Stephen Stirling, both of whom encouraged Amanda to continue her studies on the horn, which she did at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music Dance. Whilst at college, Amanda won a place on the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment Experience scheme, and it was during this time that she developed a love for period performance. Since graduating with her Masters degree in 2011, Amanda has been involved with a number of performances with the OAE and Classical Opera. Amanda has also worked with modern orchestras on a variety of repertoire, from classical orchestral to popular music, and has worked with artists such as Russell Watson and Jonathan Antoine, among others. Some of the orchestras that Amanda has worked with include the orchestra of Welsh National Opera, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and the Raymond Gubbay orchestras. In complete contrast to the period performances she does, Amanda also has a great passion for theatre work, and has played in various productions in the West End and abroad. Alongside this, she has also kept busy doing recordings and TV work with a variety of classical, popular and rock artists.

Performance details
I can perform outdoors
I have a car I can use to travel to gigs
I can perform with backing tracks
Musicianship
Genres:
Classical, Classical crossover, Film / TV music, Fanfare, Opera, Musical theatre, Contemporary classical, Christmas, Traditional church music
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Concert, Wedding, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Birthday party, Christmas party
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Other skills:
Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Singing teaching
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