Victoria Puttock

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Classical Saxophonist Victoria Puttock prides herself on championing the core saxophone repertoire whilst exploring new contemporary works that showcase the full range of this diverse instrument. Born in Hampshire Victoria has won many awards for her performances including the Jane Melber Saxophone prize and reaching the final of the prestigious TrinityLaban concerto competition. She was awarded the Soirée d'Or Award and the Ian Evan Lombe Award as well as awards from the Countess of Munster Trust, the Seary Trust, the Sir Richard Stapley Trust, Nadfas, The Women’s Career foundation, the Wolfson foundation and the EMI Sound foundation. Victoria is an alumni of both TrinityLaban Conservatoire and the Royal College of Music where she achieved a First class performance degree and a Master of Performance with Distinction respectively. As a soloist, Victoria has performed recitals at venues including the Royal Albert Hall - Elgar room, the V&A museum, the National Maritime Museum, and the Old Royal Naval Chapel. She made her debut concerto in 2009 with Jacques Ibert’s Concertino da Camera and has since gone on to perform many others, including Henri Tomasi’s Concerto for Saxophone, the Tomasi Ballade with full saxophone choir, Glazunov’s Concerto for Saxophone, and the Ronald Binge Concerto. Victoria is the Tenor player in the award winning Borealis Saxophone Quartet who recently gave recitals at St James Piccadilly and St Martin in the Fields, the later of which included a world premiere of a new work by Lucy Armstrong. The Quartet are ParkLane artists and Live Music Now artists and they recently performed live on Radio 3 as BBC introducing artists. Borealis have been selected as recommend artists by Making Music for the 2018/19 series. Victoria is a dedicated and active chamber musician and has worked with a wide range of large ensembles including the London Sinfonietta Academy, where she was selected to perform as a soloist with the ensemble, the London Philharmonic Orchestra (Future Firsts Scheme), the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, and the London Electronic Orchestra. She recently performed in the BBC Proms as a member of the Multi-Story Orchestra in Steve Reich's much acclaimed Music for a large ensemble. As the Soprano player in the Oracle Saxophone Quartet who won the Douglas Whittaker Woodwind Chamber Music Competition Victoria had the honour of performing at the Pride of Britain Awards and the Royal Variety after show party. The quartet were chosen to perform for the presidential visit of HRH the Prince of Wales to RCM. Victoria has performed at many prestigious venues including Cadogon Hall, the Science Museum, the Barbican, St Johns Smith Square, the Southbank Centre, and Chateau du Lac in Belgium as part of the Musica Mundi Gala Concert. Critics have praised Victoria’s playing as ‘technically impressive’, ‘beautiful’, ‘dynamic’, ‘brilliant’, ‘thrilling’ and ‘very characterful’.

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Classical, Classical crossover, Contemporary classical, Film / TV music, Musical theatre, 1920s era music, 1930s era music, 1940s era music, 1950s era music, 1960s era music, 1970s era music, 1980s era music, 1990s era music, Avant garde, Easy listening, Experimental, Light music, Marching, Noise music, Originals, Pop, Acoustic, Ambient pop, Americana, Covers, Disco, Funk, Funk rock, Hip Hop, Karaoke, Motown, R&B, Soul, Top 40, Tribute, Vintage, Jazz, Blues, Cabaret, Dixieland, Gypsy jazz, Jazz fusion, Latin jazz, Modern jazz, Postmodern jukebox jazz, Ragtime, Swing, Barbershop, Gospel, Christmas, Contemporary Christian, Military, Traditional church music, Electronic
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Event types:
Concert, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Church service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Bar / Club / Venue event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Recording session, Cruise, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching
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A million love songs - Take that
All of me - John Legend
All we know - the Chainsmokers ft Phoebe Ryan
A thousand years - Christina Perri
Attention- Charlie Puth
Blurred lines- Robin Thicke
Call me maybe- Carly Rae Jepson
Closer- the Chainsmokers
Cold water - Major Lazer ft Justin Bieber
Despacito - Luis Fonsi feat Daddy Yankee Justin Bieber
Don't wanna know- Maroon 5 ft. Kendrick Lamar
Don't let me down - the Chainsmokers
Faded- Alan Walker
Happy - Pharrell Williams
Hold my stand- Jess Glyne
Hymn for the weekend - Coldplay
I don't want to live from forever - Zayn ft Taylor Swift
In the name of love- Marin Garrick & Bebe Rexha
Marry you - Bruno Mars
Perfect- Ed Sheeran
Rockabye- Clean bandit Ft Sean PauThanks l & Anne Marie
Shape of you- Ed Sheeran
Something just like this- the Chainsmokers & Coldplay
Symphony - Zara Larson
That's what I like- Bruno Mars
The greatest- Sia ft Kendrick Lamar
Thinking out loud - Ed Sheeran
This is what you came here for- Calvin Harris
This ones for you- David Guetta ft Zara Larson
Uptown funk- Bruno Mars
Wild thoughts- DJ Khaled feat Rihanna