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Name: Sarah Watts
Skills: Player, Soloist (solo bass clarinettist)
Phone: +44 (0)7961 364758
Address: 10 Denby Court, Netherfield, Nottingham NG4 2RJ, United Kingdom
Links: E-mail
Sarah Watts was born in Nottingham in 1978. She studied clarinet at the Royal Academy of music with Angela Malsbury and bass clarinet with Victoria Soames. Sarah then continued her bass clarinet studies with Henri Bok at the Rotterdam Conservatorium where she was awarded the Exxon Prize for the best classical Musician.

Successes include: Winner, UK Howarth Clarinet Competition, Winner, Hawkes Clarinet Prize (Royal Academy of Music, Winner of wind prize and Finalist in UK Performing Australian Music Competition. Sarah has performed concertos with the Royal Academy of Music Sinfonia and the European Union Youth Wind Orchestra. Sarah has also been awarded funding from the Countess of Munster Musical Trust, the Musician's Benevolent Fund and a Leverhulme Trust study abroad Studentship.

Sarah is a specialist bass clarinettist. She has performed solo bass clarinet music in the UK, Holland and Spain and has had works written for her by Marc Yeats, Alicia Grant, Sungji Hong and Ian Wilson. In January 2003, Sarah performed a concert of solo bass clarinet music in London's Purcell Room as part of the Park Lane Group's Young Artist Series.



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