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Mr Alexander Warham
Mr Alexander Warham

Biography

Alex completed his Undergraduate Degree in performance at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester in 2011, under the guidance of Emma Ferrand. Whilst at the RNCM, he has participated in numerous orchestras and been asked to play principal cello on a number of occasions including principal cello of the RNCM String Orchestra and Opera Orchestra. Alex has had many opportunities of working with RNCM composers on new music having played regularly with the RNCM'S Brand New Orchestra which the composer is present for all rehearsals and concerts. Alex has also had the great opportunity of a number of public performances with the Rosa and Hall Quartets at the RNCM'S many chamber music festivals including The Slav Fest and Shostakovich and his contemporaries.

Prior to his studies at the RNCM Alex studied at St Mary's Music School in Edinburgh under the guidence of Ruth Beauchamp (1999-2006). While studying at St Mary's Alex was awarded The Calvert String Prize For Service, The Izzett Chamber Music Prize and Leanard Friedman Chamber Music Prize. Alex was also chosen to be a finalist in the schools prestigious Directors Recital Prize. Alex has also performed in many solo and chamber music recitals throughout Scotland and the North of England. Venues have included; St Andrews Younger Hall, Edinburgh Stockbridge Parish church, Edinburgh St Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh Palmerston Place Church, Edinburgh Queens Hall, Royal Conservetoire of Scotland Concert Hall Glasgow, Hexam Abbey and Rochdale Theatre. In addition Alex has been Principal Cello of St Mary's Music School Orchestra conducted by John Grundy, Principal Cello of St Mary's Music School String Ensemble Dircted by Claire Docherty and Principal Cello of St Mary's Music School Bach Cantata Ensemble Directed by Matthew Owens.

Notable competitions Alex has won include; the choral Union Trophy which is the highest accolade for the Edinburgh Competition festival for best musician over all categories 2006, winner of the 15 minute Recital Prize Edinburgh Competition Festival 2005 and overall winner of the Darlington, Northallerton Rotary Club for Young Musician of the year 2004. From winning the Young Musician of the Year Competition Alex was asked to perform Boccherini's Cello Concerto No.9 in B flat Major (Grutzmacher Version) with the Cleveland Chamber Orchestra.

Alex has a wealth of experience and knowledge in both performance and teaching and has benefited from working with a number of professional cellists and chamber musicians in master classes who include: Frans Helmerson, David Geringas, Colin Carr, Emma Ferrand, Phillip De Groote, David Strange, Hannah Roberts, Robert Irvine, Margaret Moncrieff and Dr Christopher Rowland. Notable conductors Alex has worked with include; Takuo Yuasa, James Loughran, Garry Walker, Pablo Heras-Casado and Yan Pascal Tortelier.

Alex is currently performing and teaching in Aberdeen Scotland and the North East of England.

Contact Alexander

Address: Aberdeen
Grampian
AB11
Phone: 07764985847
Mobile: 07764985847
Fee (30 minutes): £20.00
Fee (60 minutes): £35.00

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