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					Name: Sharon Elaine Reading Bmus(Hons) Permanent Address: The Gables 35 High Street Henlow Bedfordshire SG16 6AA Telephone Number: 0121 236 7115 Mobile Number: 07811 552362 Education: 2009: Mmus (Birmingham Conservatoire) (tbc) 2008: Grade 8 Soprano Saxophone (ABRSM) (Distinction) 2007: Bmus(Hons) 2.1 (Birmingham Conservatoire) 2006: Saint. Johns Ambulance Emergency Aid Certificate 2003: 4 A-levels inc. Music (B-D) Grade 8 Oboe (ABRSM) (Merit) DVLA Driving Test 2002: 2 AS Levels (A-B)/Key Skill (Level 3) 2001: 13 GCSEs (A*-B) 2000: Grade 5 Theory (ABRSM) (Pass)/Grade 5 Viola (ABRSM) (Pass) 1999: Grade 5 Violin (ABRSM) (Pass) 1998: Royal School of Church Music: Red Ribbon Competitions: 2007: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) Scheme Competition Winner 2007: Antony Miller Oboe Prize Winner 2007: Sylvia Cleaver Chamber Music Prize Finalist Orchestral Schemes: 2008-9: Orchestra Europa* 2007-8: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) Scheme 2007-8: London Philharmonia Scheme References: Name: Professor George Caird MA (Cantab), FRAM, FRCM, HonFLCM, FRSA, PgDip, HonBC Relationship: Current Oboe Tutor Address: Birmingham Conservatoire Paradise Place Birmingham B3 3HG Telephone Number:0121 331 5901 Name: Richard Weigall Relationship: Current Oboe Tutor Address: Birmingham Conservatoire Paradise Place Birmingham B3 3HG Telephone Number: 07768 693574 Term-time Address: Apartment 72 Westgate Apartments 10 Arthur Place Birmingham B1 3DB Email: sreading@sharonreading.co.uk Website: www.sharonreading.co.uk Teaching Experience: 2008: Orchestral Tutor for Priory School 2008-Present: Oboe (Specialist), Saxophone (Specialist) and Clarinet Tutor for ‘Holy Trinity School’ Kidderminster 2007-Present: Woodwind (Oboe and Saxophone Specialist) and ‘Wider Opportunities’ Tutor for Dudley Performing Arts Music Service 2006-Present: Oboe (Specialist), Saxophone (Specialist) and Clarinet Tutor for ‘The Priory School’, Edgbaston. 2005-2006: Double Reed Teaching Assistant for Dudley Performing Arts Music Service (1 Year Training Course) 2002-Present: Private Woodwind (All Instruments), Theory, Aural and Reed-Making Tutor Other Relevant Work Experience: 2006-Present: Reed-Maker and Cane Supplier 2005-Present: Concert Steward Birmingham Conservatoire Paradise Place Birmingham, B3 3HG 2000-Present: Woodwind and Brass Instrumental Repairer’s Assistant Graham de Vere White John Myatts Woodwind and Brass 55 Nightingale Road Hitchin Hertfordshire, SG5 1RE Various Dates: Stocktaking Assistant John Myatts Woodwind and Brass Relevant Voluntary Work: 2008: Accompanist’s Page-turner 2007-2008: Postgraduate Student Representative for Birmingham Conservatoire Masters Students 2006: Oboe Tutor for the 2006 BASBWE (British Association of Symphonic Bands and Wind Ensembles) Festival Teaching Class 1998-2006: Organist Relief Ensemble Member for Clifton ‘All Saints’ Church 1994-2003: Tutor/Assistant Conductor for Shefford Town Junior Band

Playing Experience: (* Denotes a Principal Position where relevant.) Black Writing = Modern Instruments Red Writing = Baroque Instruments 2008:          Pigotts Baroque Orchestra Orchestra Europa 2008-9* Ex Cathedra Baroque Orchestra Mlardi Wind Quintet* Kenilworth Festival Orchestra* Midlands Early Music Forum* Cinquevento Wind Quintet* Charivari Agreable Gabrieli Consort and Players (Including a tour to Poland with a live TV and radio broadcast)  Knighton and District Music Society Ensemble*  Christian Union Ensemble* (As part of a CD Recording)  Soloist for the ‘Messiaen 2008 Centenary Conference’*  York Trust Baroque Orchestra*  Hampshire Sinfonietta* (Including an Albinoni double oboe concerto performed throughout a tour of France)  APD Final Recital Performer*  Beauchamp Sinfonietta*  Musical and Amicable Society Baroque Orchestra  Vacation Chamber Orchestra*  Birmingham Conservatoire Open Day Soloist*  Birmingham Conservatoire Open Day Wind Ensemble*  Birmingham Conservatoire Capelle Orchestra* (Including a Performance of Bachs Double Violin and Oboe Concerto in C Minor in 2008 Conducted by Jeffery Skidmore)  Birmingham Conservatoire Britten Oboe Quartet* (as part of ‘Chamber Music Week)  Philip Jones Baroque Ensemble*  Stockport Youth Orchestra 2007-Present:  London Mozart Symphony Orchestra (LMSO) (Including a Radio 3 Performance)*  Mortimer Society Productions* (As part of a recording of new compositions for a CD to be released in September 2008)  Warwick Orchestral Winds*  Birmingham Concert Orchestra*  London Amadeus Orchestra* (Including 50% scholarship to study under Edwin Roxburgh for the 2007/8 tour of China)  Central England Ensemble*

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Birmingham Symphonic Winds* (Including numerous recordings) Birmingham Sinfonia* Birmingham Conservatoire Baroque Oboe and Violin Duet* Birmingham Conservatoire Postgraduate Performance Platform Soloist*

2007:  Birmingham Conservatoire Capelle Orchestra* (Including a Performance of a Vivaldi Double Oboe Concerto in 2007 Conducted by Jeffery Skidmore)  Midlands Sinfonia*  Proteus Chamber Orchestra*  Birmingham Cathedral Chorus Orchestra*  Leeds Baroque Orchestra  ‘Ensemble Interakt’ Soloist*  Consort de Danse Baroque*  Chandos Symphony Orchestra*  Dartington International Summer School Baroque Orchestra* (Sponsored by Dartington International Summer School – 90% Scholarship to study under Mark Radcliffe)  Britten-Pears Reserve List  Jackdaws ‘Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment’ Trio Sonata Course*  Birmingham Cathedral Recital Series soloist*  London Brandenburg Baroque Sinfonia*  Cambridgeshire ‘Bring and Sing’ Orchestra*  Birmingham University Baroque Orchestra*  Birmingham Conservatoire Awards Ceremony Wind Ensemble 2006-Present:  Eroica Camerata*  Rehearsal Orchestra*  ‘Music for You’ Summer School of Music Symphonic Windband*  ‘Music for You’ Summer School of Music Conductor’s Ensemble*  ‘Music for You’ Summer School of Music Chamber Ensembles*  Birmingham Conservatoire Monday Lunchtime Recital Series Soloist*  Birmingham Conservatoire Woodwind Performance Platform*  Birmingham Conservatoire Piano Trio* 2006-2007  Junction 10 Orchestra* 2006:  Incorporated Society of Musicians Composers Ensemble  BASBWE Regional Conference Wind Orchestra*  Warwickshire Symphony

Orchestra Chamber Ensemble  Warwick ‘Chorum’ Singers Chamber Orchestra*  Birmingham Conservatoire Pit Orchestra*  Birmingham Conservatoire Baroque Oboe Duet*  Birmingham Conservatoire Piano Quintet*  Birmingham Conservatoire Baroque Oboe Trio*  Birmingham Conservatoire Berio Wind Orchestra* (As part of a huge modern music project organised by the BCMG)  Birmingham Conservatoire Orchestral Duet*  Birmingham Conservatoire Cor Anglais Duet* 2005-Present:  Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestra*  Birmingham Philharmonic Orchestral Workshops  Birmingham Conservatoire Symphony Orchestra*  Birmingham Conservatoire Thallein Ensemble* (Including a concert in Canterbury Cathedral in the presence of Boulez)  Birmingham Conservatoire Capelle Orchestra* (Including a performance of a Vivaldi Double Oboe Concerto in 2007 and a Bach Double Violin and Oboe Concerto in 2008, both Conducted by Jeffery Skidmore)  Birmingham Conservatoire Wind, Brass, and Percussion Ensemble*  Birmingham Conservatoire Baroque Oboe Band*  Birmingham Conservatoire Wind Ensemble*  Birmingham Conservatoire Baroque Chamber Groups*  Birmingham Conservatoire Major Project Ensembles* 2005:  Birmingham Conservatoire Senior Wind Orchestra 2004:  City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) Youth Orchestra (Conducted by Sakari Oramo)  Birmingham Conservatoire Conductors Workshop Ensemble* 2003-2007  Birmingham Conservatoire Oboe Duet* 2003-2006  Birmingham Conservatoire Wind Orchestra* 2003-2005  Birmingham Conservatoire Sinfonia*  Birmingham Conservatoire Wind Trio* 2003-Present:  Bedford (C. Robinson) Church Orchestra*  Birmingham Conservatoire Wind Quintet*  Birmingham Conservatoire Oboe Trio* 2003:

 Birmingham Conservatoire Chorus 2000-Present:  Various Pit Orchestras across the UK* o Hello Dolly! (2009) o Aladdin (2009) o Acis and Galatea (2008) o Theadore (2008) o The Pirates of Penzance (2008) o Fiddler on the Roof (2008) o Kiss Me Kate (2008) o Puss In Boots (2008) o The Sorcerer (2007) o Oliver (2007) o Jekyll and Hyde (2007) o Jekyll and Hyde (2006) o Les Miserable (2004) o West Side story (2002) o Sweet Charity (2001) o The Wizard of Oz (2001) o Oliver (2000) 1995-2005:  All Bedfordshire County Youth Bands and Orchestras*  Bedfordshire County Youth Chamber Ensembles* 1998-Present:  Organist Relief Ensemble member for Clifton All Saints Church* 1997-2003:  All Samuel Whitbread Community College Ensembles including: o Wind Orchestra* o Senior Wind Quintet* o Piano Quintet* o Saxophone Ensemble* o String Orchestra* (Including a performance of Handel’s ‘The Queen of Sheba’ for two oboes and strings, conducted by David Knight)* o Pit Orchestra* 1994-2003:  Shefford Town Band*  Shefford Town Junior Band* (Volunteer Tutor/Helper) 1993-1999  East Bedfordshire Concert Band*  Clifton Church Choir (Team Leader)* (Including solo and choral singing)