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Oliver Galletta

Name: Oliver Galletta
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United Kingdom GL52
Contact: Tel: 07870 658020

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Additional Info: Professional freelance bassoonist based in Cheltenham.

Studied at Wells Cathedral School on the DfEE Specialist Music scheme, followed by studies at the Royal Welsh College of Music & Drama, and Royal Northern College of Music.

Currently Co-Principal bassoon, Orchestra of the Swan, Stratford-on-Avon.

Professional freelance orchestral experience:

• Orchestra of Welsh National Opera (Guest principal & 2nd bassoon)
• BBC National Orchestra of Wales (2nd Bassoon)
• City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (2nd bassoon)
• Royal Philharmonic Concert Orchestra (2nd bassoon)
• Oxford Philharmonic (Principal & 2nd bassoon)
• Royal Shakespeare Company Orchestra
• English Symphony Orchestra (Principal & 2nd)
• Bristol Ensemble (Principal)
• Sinfonia Viva (2nd bassoon)
• Welsh Sinfonia (Principal)
• Mid Wales Opera (Principal)
• Northern Chamber Orchestra (2nd bassoon)
• Bath Philharmonia (Principal)
• National Symphony Orchestra (Principal)
• Southern Sinfonia (2nd bassoon)
• Milton Keynes City Orchestra (2nd bassoon)
• Sinfonia Cymru (2nd bassoon)
• Mid Wales Chamber Orchestra (Principal)
• Bermuda Festival Orchestra (Principal)
• British Sinfonietta (Principal)
• Instruments of Time & Truth (Baroque bassoon)

Competition successes include:

• Winner of Texaco Young Musician of Wales 1999
• Woodwind Semi-finalist in BBC Young Musician of the Year 2000
• Semi-finalist in Shell/LSO Woodwind competion 2001
• Finalist in Audi Junior Musician competition 1997

Orchestral training:

• 2000 - 2002 Principal bassoon; National Youth Orchestra of Wales.
• 1997 - 1999 Principal bassoon; National Youth Wind Orchestra of G.B.
Additional Specialisms: Orchestral Playing, Session Work, Solo Performance, Early Music
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