Freya Spence, clarinet

Freya Spence: Soloist Summer 2015 (clarinet)

Freya Spence studying clarinet on the BMus performance degree course at the Royal College of Music under Tim Lines and Barnaby Robson, with Eb clarinet as her second study. Freya previously completed her first year at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Michael Whight.

Previously, Freya studied Guitar at the Royal Junior Academy of Music and clarinet, under Marie Lloyd. She played principal clarinet and E flat in the Symphony Orchestra and in a variety of chamber ensembles. Freya has also participated in youth programmes run by the LSO and the National Music for Youth competitions.

Freya gained her ABRSM Performance Diploma, at the age of 16 and performs a wide range of repertoire. She has had the opportunity of performing at London venues including the Barbican, the Royal Festival Hall and the Royal Albert Hall. She particularly enjoys orchestral playing, having recently played in one of the wind orchestras at Trinity, as principal. As a second study, Freya plays bass clarinet in the concert orchestra to increase her orchestral versatility.

In 2015, Freya was the leader of the National Youth Wind Orchestra of Great Britain.

Last updated July 2015

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