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Josie Jobbins

Josie Jobbins | GBR | *1996
Noxwode Ensemble | Violone

English double bassist Josie Jobbins studied with Graham Mitchell, Dominic Seldis, Tom Goodman and Cecelia Bruggemeyer at the Royal Academy of Music in London, where she graduated from her Master’s degree with Distinction. She also completed her Undergraduate with First Class Honours at the Academy in 2018. As a member of the bass department, she took part in the Academy’s various orchestral projects and ensembles, both modern and baroque.

Josie Jobbins is a keen orchestral and chamber musician playing throughout London and the UK. As a very passionate Baroque player, she also plays the Violone and takes part in many ensembles, including concerts with her ensemble Noxwode. Josie Jobbins has been on the OAE Anne and Peter Law Experience Scheme since 2020. She currently freelances and teaches professionally as a Modern and Historical Double Bassist and has played with orchestras such as the English National Opera and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.

She has enjoyed many Master Classes and lessons with players such as Matthew McDonald (Principal of the Berlin Philharmonic), renowned soloist Bozo Paradzik, Joel Quarrington (Principal of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra), Rick Stotjin, Alexandra Scott, Dan Styffe, and Finnish bassist and composer Teppo Hauta-aho. In addition she played to Maxim Vengerov in a Double Bass Quintet.

Josie Jobbins has played in many venues such as the St. Martins in the Fields, the Royal Albert Hall, St. James‘ Palace, the Wigmore Hall, the Royal Festival Hall and the Coliseum.

She is very grateful to have been awarded a full scholarship for her Masters – the Winifred Agnes Disney Award, and to have pieces written for her by Sadie Harrison, Teppo Hauta-aho and David Heyes.

 

Foto © Josie Jobbins

Stand: Januar 2022