Josephine Horder

Josephine Horder studied in London, Salzburg and Düsseldorf. Her career in chamber music has included many performances at the Wigmore Hall, and the South Bank as well as numerous recordings for radio. She was a founder member of Divertimenti Ensemble and the Schubert Ensemble and was a member of the Adriano String Quartet. Her commercial recordings include several with Divertimenti, most notably the Mendelssohn Octet, and chamber works of Arnold Bax, Brahms and Weber. Her recording of the complete Mozart Flute Quartets for Collins Classics has remained consistently high on the classical ‘charts,’ and was the recommended version on BBC Radio 3’s Record Review. In recent seasons she has played with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment under the batons of Sir Mark Elder, Sir Roger Norrington and Marin Alsop at the Proms and in Brussels, Warsaw, Glyndebourne and Helsinki. She is a committed and highly respected cello teacher. In 2015 she graduated as a Feldenkrais Method practitioner, teaching weekly public classes in ‘Awareness Through Movement’ in West Hertfordshire. She  has held specialist Feldenkrais workshops for musicians, notably for the  European String Teachers Association in London, a weekend for musicians at Benslow, and most recently at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire.

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