Originally from New Zealand, Bryony is a graduate of the Royal College of Music, The Juilliard School, the University of Canterbury and the Pettman National Junior Academy in New Zealand. She is a member of the Marmen Quartet, winners of the Ensemble Section of the Annual Royal Overseas League Music Competition and the Musicians Company Concerts Concordia Award for 2018/19.
While at the RCM, Bryony completed Artist Diplomas in Viola and Chamber Music, supported by the Leverhulme Arts Scholarship and the Albert and Eugenie Frost Scholarship. She won the Viola Competition and the Tagore Gold Medal during her time there and she now serves as teaching assistant to her former professor, Andriy Viytovych. She is grateful for numerous grants and scholarships, including the Countess of Munster Musical Trust, the Pettman Foundation, Fulbright New Zealand and the Kathleen Trust.
Bryony has performed with English National Opera and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra as guest Co-Principal and also freelances with the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Britten Sinfonia and the English Chamber Orchestra. Bryony loves travelling home to perform and teach in New Zealand. On her most recent visit, she recorded New Zealand composer Philip Norman’s When Gravity Fails with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra.
She is very grateful to the numerous foundations who have supported her - a full list can be found here.
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