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Joe Houghton

Joe received his early education at Westminster Cathedral Choir School before going on to Ampleforth College, York and King's College, Cambridge, where he was also a Choral scholar.  He then studied Oboe with Celia Nicklin at the Royal Academy of Music, London before gaining the Premier Prix de Virtuosité at the Conservatoire de Musique in Geneva with Maurice Bourgue.Joe has enjoyed an extremely varied career, combining teaching with orchestral, chamber and solo performances.   He has worked with City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Northern Sinfonia, Scottish Ballet, Northern Ballet and Opera North, and is currently Principal Oboe with Scottish Opera.

Joe Houghton

Qualifications

BA Hons, LRAM, DipRAM


Faculty

Woodwind


Instruments

Oboe
Cor Anglais