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Anneke Scott

Job Role: Historic Horn Tutor

Department: Brass

Honours: BMus (Hons) Royal Academy of Music, LRAM in Brass Teaching, Mastère-Métier de l’Orchestre Classique et Romantique (Centre d’Etudes Supérieures de Musique et de Danse de Poitou-Charentes) Fellow of the Higher Education Academy/Advance HE, FRAM, ARAM, FRSA

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Anneke Scott is a leading exponent of historical horn playing. Her work takes her throughout the globe and throughout centuries of music with a repertoire incorporating music and instruments from the late seventeenth century through to the present day.

She is principal horn of several internationally renowned historical performance ensembles including Sir John Eliot Gardiner’s Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique, English Baroque Soloists, ensemble Pygmalion, Orchestra of the Sixteen, Irish Baroque Orchestra, and Dunedin Consort as well as regularly appearing as guest principal with ensembles worldwide.


Anneke enjoys an international solo, chamber and orchestral career performing on a whole range of historic horns. Her expertise in baroque horn repertoire ensures that she is frequently to be heard performing the famous obligato arias of composers such as Bach and Handel as well as solo concertos from this period. Her critically acclaimed solo recordings also include three discs of music by the leading Parisian horn player of the nineteenth century; Jaques-François Gallay.

She enjoys collaborating with a wide range of musicians and is a founder member of The Prince Regent’s Band and of Boxwood and Brass. She regularly works with leading period keyboardists including Steven Devine, Neal Peres da Costa and Geoffrey Govier and harpist Frances Kelly.

Notable Achievements

Teaching and research are key elements of Anneke’s career and in 2019 the first volume of her Historic Horns Handbook series was published.

In 2018 Anneke was elected a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music and in 2020 she was awarded the International Horn Society Punto Award.

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