Be a Chorister Afternoon - for children P3 to P5.

Find out what it's like to be a chorister and part of the award-winning Choir of St Mary's Cathedral. 

Friday 15th November, 2pm to 6pm. Free. Booking essential. 

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Christina Marroni, Bassoon

Christina is a freelance bassoonist and contra bassoonist based in London. Her professional orchestral work includes trial periods with the BBC Concert Orchestra, and performances with the Ulster Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Britten Sinfonia, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, English National Opera, Welsh National Opera, and the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House. She attended St Mary’s Music School from 2003-2007 before going on to study music at the University of Manchester and at the Royal College of Music, where she was winner of the college concerto competition in 2011.

Christina was a member of Southbank Sinfonia in 2013, performing regular orchestral and chamber concerts in London and further afield, as well as participating in a variety of education and outreach projects. She has since worked on projects with schools in East London through the Commonwealth Cantata Project, in family concerts for Southern Pro Musica and as part of London Music Masters' Bridge Project.

As a chamber musician, her experience includes mixed chamber music performances with The New Professionals, the Heath Street Ensemble and the DaVinci Players and recitals with the Gelachter Trio, Holloway Winds and the Southbank Sinfonia Wind Quartet.

She is a previous participant of the LSO Woodwind Academy, and former principal bassoon of both the Young Musicians's Symphony Orchestra and the Schleswig Holstein Festival Orchestra. Christina is also an active teacher, with bassoon teaching positions at Reeds School in Cobham and Francis Holland and Queens Gate Schools in central London.

Christina Marroni 2003 - 2007

Christina Marroni, Bassoon
 
 
 

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St Mary’s Music School is one of the nine specialist Music and Dance Schools the UK (and the only one in Scotland)  funded by the UK Government and providing the finest training in Britain. It is a co-educational, non-denominational specialist music school, offering a world class standard of music and academic education to musically gifted children aged 9-19 years. It is also the Choir School of St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral in Edinburgh. It attracts day and boarding pupils from across Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Europe and internationally. 

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