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Joined Northern Ballet in September 1995. Played regularly with BBC Philharmonic performing at the 'proms'. Toured with Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Hallȇ, Manchester Camerata, Northern Sinfonia, Northern Chamber Orchestra and BBC Scottish. Born in Jersey, Channel Islands. Lives in Bramhall, Cheshire. Studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London. Enjoys cooking and fine wine.
Susan Hall
Joined Northern Ballet in 1994. Freelanced with Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Halle, BBC Scottish, BBC Philharmonic, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, National Symphony Orchestra, English National Orchestra and Opera North. Invited as Deputy Concert Master of Boise Philharmonic Orchestra, USA during year long sabbatical teaching and playing chamber music within Albertson College.  Played in Chamber Music Series in the Stanley and Audrey Burton Theatre. Born in Lancashire. Studied at the Royal Northern College of Music.
Joined Northern Ballet in 1987. Performed with Manchester Camerata, Northern Chamber Orchestra, BBC Philharmonic, Hallȇ, BBC Welsh. Composer and arranger, music examiner and adjudicator, has worked overseas. Played piano for Northern Ballet class and rehearsals. Born in Trowbridge, Wiltshire. When not on tour lives in Stalybridge. Studied at the Northern School of Music and has a music degree from Durham University. Enjoys cycling, walking, sailing, reading, computers, languages, classical music and opera.
Joined Northern Ballet in 2005. Performed with Manchester Camerata and Performing Arts Symphony Orchestra. Toured with the Royal Choral Society in Gotenberg and has taken music into the community on ‘Live Music Now!’ performance. Born in Salisbury, Wiltshire. When not on tour lives in Hartford, Cheshire. Studied at the Kings College London University and Royal Northern College of Music.  Studied flute with Trevor Wye and Kate Hill, piccolo with Pat Norris. Teaches flute and piano.
Started playing with Northern Ballet in 1999. Second oboe with Manchester Camerata.  Freelance with Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Royal Scottish National Orchestra, BBC and Scottish Opera.  Teaches at Aberdeen City Music School. Born in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex. When not on tour lives in Glasgow. Studied at the Royal Northern College of Music. Enjoys cooking and walking.
Joined Northern Ballet in 2007. Has performed in the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Birmingham Royal Ballet, Philharmonia, Wigmore Hall (London), Musikverein (Vienna) Buckingham Palace and St. James’s Palace. Born in Paris. When not on tour lives in London. Studied at Paris Conservatoire and the Royal Academy of Music.
Joined Northern Ballet in 2005. For 10 years was principal bassoon of BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and since then has worked freelance playing guest principal in Royal Philharmonic, London Philharmonic, London Symphony, English Chamber, Scottish Chamber and City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestras.  Has also played for TV programmes and enjoys foreign touring. When not on tour lives in Glasgow. Studied at Guildhall School of Music. Enjoys chamber music. 
Started playing with Northern Ballet in 1996. Guest principal cello at BBC Scottish, Scottish Opera, Opera North, Northern Sinfonia, London Concert Orchestra. Broadcast on BBC Scottish and BBC Radio 3 with Rostov String Quartet and Rachmaninov Trio.  C.D. performances on Rostor S.Q. Rachmaninov Trio, Classic Trio.  Rachmaninov Trio tours to Malta, Germany, United States.  Two concerts in Wigmor Hall.  First prize in All Soviet Union String Quartet Competition. Born in Sverdlovsk, Russia. When not on tour lives in Canterbury.
Has performed with Royal Ballet Sinfonia, English National Ballet, Britten Sinfonia and Welsh National Opera. Born in the Isle of Wight. When not on tour lives in Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire. Studied at the Royal Northern College of Music. Hobbies are gardening and sailing.
Grant Green, Company/ Orchestra Pianist, joined Northern Ballet in 2010. He studied at the RNCM with Sulamita Aronovsky, and began his career in 1992, playing in the Philidor Trio and the Northern Chamber Orchestra. In 1995 he played in the pit of the Royal Opera House under the baton of John Lanchbery (Royal Ballet SchoolPeter and the wolf), and has since worked in dance studios throughout the UK. He is a very active chamber musician and ensemble pianist, and has performed concertos by Mendelssohn, Chopin, Liszt, Ravel, and Gershwin.

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