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Name: Sarah Elizabeth Askey
Skills: Soloist,Teacher,Musical Thespian! (Performance of Baroque music in full period costume with harpsichordist Noah Nicholson as part of the Brighton based group 'Affect'.)
Phone: +44 (0)1273 773093
Address: Second-Floor Flat, 65 East Street, Brighton BN1 1HQ, United Kingdom
Links: E-mail
Sarah Askey,violinist aged 24,was trained at the Welsh Conservatoire and Trinity College,London. Taught by the principle of the BBC NOW and Philharmonia, James Clarke and for her second instrunment- Baroque violin by the leader of the Amsterdam Baroque, Margaret Faultless.

A strong foundation to performance has been made and a selection of performance achievements to date include: Membership of National Youth Orchestra of Wales,1992-1998. Selection via audition 1999 to work with the BBC NOW under the baton of Taadaki Otaka, as part of a BBC Education venture. Winner of Royal Philharmonic Society Sir John Barbirolli Prize For Strings 1999. Selected in 2000 to join the highly esteemed Britten Pears Baroque orchestra.

Member of the London Philharmonic Youth Orchestra, giving regular concerts in the Royal festival Hall and recieving first-rate coaching from the principle strings of the Philharmonic itself Collaborations with composers such as Noah Nicholson, performing and recording his work for BBC2 coverage of the Young Dancer of the Year 1999, and BBC Wales Education series 'History File', the latter being nominated for a BAFTA that year.



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