Double Bassist

Sarah Turnock

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Double Bassist
Banbury
Cello and Double Bass player and teacher.

 I am assistant head of strings for NMPAT, with specific responsibility for the strings stock, including a portfolio of high value instruments. I also have responsibility for administration of the lower strings audition requirements for county groups.  I am currently conductor of the County Training String Orchestra and Coach to a post grade 8 county string quartet.  I have extensive experience in leading groups, from orchestras to small chamber ensembles.  I play a wide variety of music on cello and bass from shows to opera.

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:
Jazz, Folk, Pop, Rock, Classical, Baroque, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Early music, Fanfare, Film / TV music, Medieval music, Musical theatre, Opera, Renaissance, Traditional English folk, Blues, Covers, Classic rock
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Instruments:
Double Bass, Cello
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Event types:
Theatre / Show, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party
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Other skills:
Fluent sight-reader, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching, Musicologist
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Song list

Any pop song of your choice arranged for cello and piano or violin and piano
Apres Une Reve
The Swan
Bach cello suites 1 and 2
Bloch Supplication
Elgar Chanson de Matin
Squire Danse Rustique
Folk tunes various
Vivaldi sonatas
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Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£60
Up to 1 hour£160
Up to 2 hours£200
Up to 3 hours£300