Amy Harman / bassoon

Amy Harman began her studies at the Junior Department of the Royal College of Music at the age of 9 where she was awarded the Sally Wainwright Woodwind Prize. She has recently completed her studies at the Royal College of Music, where she has been awarded the RCM Bassoon Prize, the Paul Carroll Bassoon Quartet Prize and also achieved the highest mark ever awarded to a bassoonist in a final recital. She has played as principal Bassoon of the Britten Pears Orchestra since 2007 and has recently spent two months in Virginia, USA playing in the Castleton Festival Orchestra under Lorin Maazel. She has recently performed Weber's Basson Concerto with the Dorset Chamber Orchestra, and she is an active chamber musician, regularly performing with the Meldrum Trio and the Taliesin Ensemble in series of concerts at Kings Place.