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									Name: Sharon Elaine Reading MMus, 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) (commendation) 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 & Royal Philharmonic Orchestral Scheme* 2007-8: City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra (CBSO) Orchestral Scheme 2007-9: London Philharmonia Scheme References: Name: Professor George Caird Relationship: Current Modern Oboe Tutor Address: Birmingham Conservatoire Paradise Place Birmingham B3 3HG Telephone Number:0121 331 5901 Name: Gail Hennessey Relationship: Current Baroque Oboe Tutor Address: Birmingham Conservatoire Paradise Place Birmingham B3 3HG Telephone Number: 07951651621

Term-time Address: Apartment 72 Westgate Apartments 10 Arthur Place Birmingham B1 3DB Email: Website: Teaching Experience: 2009: Orchestra Europa and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra Education Outreach Scheme 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 2006-2009: 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: Birmingham Conservatoire 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  Knighton and District Music Society Black Writing = Modern Instruments Ensemble*Christian Union Ensemble* (As Red Writing = Baroque Instruments part of a CD Recording) 2009:  Soloist for the ‘Messiaen 2008 Centenary  Feinstein Ensemble Conference’*  18th Century Orchestra  York Trust Baroque Orchestra*  Opera Theatre Company Orchestra  Hampshire Sinfonietta* (Including an (Including a month tour of Ireland) Albinoni double oboe concerto performed  Birmingham Cathedral Festival Orchestra throughout a tour of France)  Dartington International Summer School  APD Final Recital Performer* Baroque Orchestra*  Beauchamp Sinfonietta* (Sponsored by The Leverhulme Trust and  Musical and Amicable Society Baroque Dartington Summer School – 90% Orchestra Scholarship to study under Gail Hennessey)  Vacation Chamber Orchestra*  Consort Pleon*  Birmingham Conservatoire Open Day  Belsize Baroque* (Including 2 Handel, Vivaldi Soloist* and Venturini Concertos)  Birmingham Conservatoire Open Day Wind  International Double Reed Society Ensemble* Convention (IDRS) Baroque Oboe Marching  Birmingham Conservatoire Capelle Band* Orchestra* (Including a Performance of  International Double Reed Society Bachs Double Violin and Oboe Concerto in Convention (IDRS) Wind Ensemble* C Minor in 2008 Conducted by  Phoenix Singers Charity Orchestra* Jeffery Skidmore)  Dartington International Summer School  Birmingham Conservatoire Britten Oboe Baroque Orchestra* Quartet* (as part of ‘Chamber Music Week) (Sponsored by Dartington International  Philip Jones Baroque Ensemble* Summer School – 90% Scholarship to study  Stockport Youth Orchestra* under Gail Hennessey) 2007-Present:  Linden Baroque Orchestra*  London Mozart Symphony Orchestra  Rick Wakeman ‘Six Wives Tour’ Rock (LMSO) (Including a Radio 3 Performance)* Orchestra  Mortimer Society Productions* (As part of a  Guildhall School of Music and Drama recording of new compositions for a CD to Classical Orchestra be released in September 2008)  Nottingham Baroque Orchestra  Warwick Orchestral Winds*  Manchester Baroque Festival Orchestra*  Birmingham Concert Orchestra*London  Clare Baroque Orchestra Amadeus Orchestra* (Including 50%  Cambridge University Collegium Musicum* Scholarship to study under Edwin Roxburgh for the 2007/8 tour of China)  Ex Cathedra Baroque Orchestra  Central England Ensemble*  Orchestra Europa – Europes Orchestral Academy 2008-9*  Birmingham Symphonic Winds* (Including 2008-Present: numerous recordings)  Manchester Baroque  Birmingham Sinfonia*  Royal College of Music (RCM) Baroque  Birmingham Conservatoire Baroque Oboe Orchestra* and Violin Duet*  La Nuova Musica  Birmingham Conservatoire Postgraduate Performance Platform Soloist*  Rachel Podger Baroque Orchestra* 2007:  Pigotts Baroque Orchestra  Birmingham Conservatoire Capelle  Orchestra Europa – Europes Orchestral Orchestra* (Including a Performance of a Academy 2008-9* Vivaldi Double Oboe Concerto in 2007  Mlardi Wind Sextet* Conducted by Jeffery Skidmore)  Kenilworth Festival Orchestra*  Midlands Sinfonia*  Midlands Early Music Forum*  Proteus Chamber Orchestra*  Cinquevento Wind Quintet*  Birmingham Cathedral Chorus Orchestra*  Charivari Agreable*  Leeds Baroque Orchestra  Gabrieli Consort and Players (Including a tour  ‘Ensemble Interakt’ Soloist* to Poland with a live TV and radio broadcast)  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

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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 Mother Goose (2010) o Alcina (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 Puss In Boots (2008) o Kiss Me Kate (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)

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* Birmingham Conservatoire Senior Wind Orchestra

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