Ian Wilson

Ian Wilson studies recorder and clarinet at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where he won the woodwind prize twice (once on each instrument) and gained the Principal’s Prize upon graduation. Other prizes include the Skene Award, A LAMSMO Staffa Music Award and the Van Wassenaer Competition’s Musica Antica Prize for best individual musician. He has performed as a soloist with many of Europe’s period instrument orchestras including the Helsinki Baroque Orchestra, The Irish Baroque Orchestra and the English Concert Orchestra and has performed, recorded and broadcast with the Early Opera Company, BBC Philharmonic Orchestra, Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra and contemporary music specialist Kokoro. In addition to his performing work, Ian has worked as an adjudicator and examiner in the UK, France, Ireland and Hong Kong. He is Head of Woodwind at Eton College, the Principal Recorder Professor at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and teaches Contemporary Recorder Repertoire at Trinity College of Music.

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