BIOGRAPHY

The Royal College of Music, ARCM Dip RCM.

A professional clarinettist with many years teaching experience from beginner to diploma level. Emma’s students have been recipients of scholarships and gone on to specialise at conservatoire level. Some are now professional clarinettists.

Teaching Experience

Chichester University W. Sussex 2002 to present


Kingston University London 2006 – 2007


Bedales Senior School, prep and pre prep school

Hampshire 1987 to present


Putney High School London 1994 - 2003


Churchers College Hampshire 1994 - 2003


Co –Director of Bedales School Chamber Music Course


Adjudicator for Chichester University concert assessments

 

Performing

 

“Emma Alexandra came together wonderfully in a vigorous and life affirming performance’’

Edward Fennell The Times London

 

 

Soloist with The English Mozart Ensemble – and CD recording and tour.


Soloist and CD recording with Ensemble Fisarchi from Florence Italy, Concerts in Italy and tour to Austria.


Guest soloist The London Baroque Ensemble


Interviewed by BBC Radio 4 Journalist Jenny Cuff in the Hyde 900 Festival series ‘The Art of Conversation’.


Regular solo recitals at Chichester Cathedral


Solo recitalist with pianists Samantha Carrasco and Dmytro Sukhovienko in Belgium and UK.


Premiere of The Alice Suite, ‘Curiouser & Curiouser’ by British film and media composer David J Reading in 2011


Recitals with international soprano Jacquelyn Fugelle


Regular of member of Ensemble Concertante

 

Musical Education

Postgraduate study with Jack Brymer 1989 - 1990


Royal College of Music London 1984 - 1988 ARCM

Performing DIP RCM Teaching


Aspen Music Festival Scholarship America. 1985


Studied under Thea King, Colin Bradbury and Gervase de Peyer. 1980 - 1989


The Purcell School of Music  1981 - 1983