Emma Ramsdale

As a scholarship student at the Royal Academy of music Emma studied with Daphne Boden and Skaila Kanga.  During her studies she gained sponsorship and prizes from many organisations including The Royal Over-Seas League Music Competition, The Countess of Munster Musical Trust, Foundation for Sports and the Arts and The Royal Academy of music.

Emma has performed as a soloist and chamber musician throughout the UK and abroad, giving solo recitals, concertos and chamber performances at venues including The Purcell Room, Queen Elizabeth Hall and the Wigmore Hall as well as for many festivals and music societies here and abroad. Emma has also made solo recordings for Radio 3 and live solo recitals for Classic FM.

In recent years Emma has split her time between a busy orchestral schedule, teaching, examining for ABRSM and her two children.

Since leaving college, Emma has worked regularly with all London’s major Symphony Orchestras, Ballet and Opera orchestras. She has toured across the globe and had the amazing experience of working with many of the world’s finest musicians and conductors.

Emma loves seeing students progress and flourish as musicians and  has taught at The Junior Guildhall and for many schools during her career. These include St. Paul’s Girls School, Eton College, City of London School for Girls and Blackheath Conservatoire. She is now teaching at Wycombe Abbey school in Berkshire which is close to home and has private pupils from beginners to diploma standard.

For about five years Emma has been a diploma examiner for ABRSM.

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