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Alison Lambert

Job Role: Clarinet/Bass Clarinet Tutor

Department: Woodwind

Honours: BMus (Hons), PPRNCM, DKA


Alison Lambert studied at the Royal Northern College of Music before winning a scholarship to study with Professor Wolfgang Meyer at the Staatliche Hochschule für Musik, Karlsruhe, Germany. She went on to hold the position of Principal Bass Clarinet in the Jerusalem Symphony Orchestra, Israel with whom she regularly broadcast live on Israeli television and radio.


Alison is currently Principal Clarinet of the English Symphony Orchestra and Longborough Festival Opera and regularly performs with the BBC National Orchestra of Wales and as clarinettist for the Royal Shakespeare Company. A strong passion for chamber music has led to duo and chamber performances at festivals and venues across the UK and Europe. Alison has performed as a soloist with the Hallé Orchestra, Jerusalem Hillel Orchestra, Baden-Baden Philharmonic Orchestra and Collegium Musicum, Heidelberg. Radio broadcasts include the BBC Proms live broadcast of Magnus Lindberg’s Clarinet Quintet as well as orchestral appearances at the BBC Proms.

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