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Mr Martin Bloor
Mr Martin Bloor

Biography

Martin Bloor


Martin studied at the Royal Northern College of Music and as a student was the recipient of the Rachel Godlee Memorial Prize for Viola as well as being awarded many prizes for chamber music performances.

Upon graduating he took up a position with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. This was followed by an appointment as Sub-Principal of Northern Sinfonia. During his time at the orchestra he was involved in frequent chamber music projects with Principal members of the orchestra as well as with such artists as Heinz Holliger, Thomas Zehetmair and Ruth Killius including performances in the Proms at the Royal Albert Hall. He also performed as soloist with the orchestra.

Since leaving Northern Sinfonia in 2007 he has led a busy and diverse career based in London. He has played Guest Principal with orchestras including RTE Dublin, London Concert Orchestra, London Musical Arts Orchestra, Mozart Festival Orchestra, Lancashire Sinfonietta and BBC National Orchestra of Wales in venues including the Barbican, Royal Festival Hall, Royal Albert Hall and St. Martin in the Fields as well as performing with the Philharmonia and Royal Philharmonic Orchestras. Recent solo performances have included Bach's Brandenburg Concerto No.6 with Brighton Philharmonic Orchestra and performances with the Soloists of The Philharmonia.

More recently he has combined chamber music with teaching commitments and has held a position at Wycombe Abbey School. He has also been involved with teaching and coaching projects at Stowe School, Lancing College, Invicta Grammar School and Benenden School. He currently teaches at Bennett Memorial School in Tunbridge Wells.

Martin is a founder member of Pentagon String Ensemble with whom he has performed around the UK and Europe.

Contact Martin

Address: Heathfield
Sussex (East)
TN21 0AN
Phone: 01435865693
Mobile: 07958054719
Fee (30 minutes): £20.00
Fee (60 minutes): £40.00

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