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Our Players

Our core Principal Players and extended network of musicians and emerging talent are some of the finest in the world. Our Emeritus Principals now act in a coaching and advisory role after years of dedicated performances with the London Sinfonietta.

Principal Players

Gareth Hulse  Principal Oboe
Mark Van de Wiel  Principal Clarinet
Simon Haram  Principal Saxophone
Byron Fulcher  Principal Trombone
Jonathan Morton  Principal Violin
Paul Silverthorne  Principal Viola
Tim Gill  Principal Cello
Enno Senft  Principal Double Bass
Helen Tunstall  Principal Harp
David Hockings  Principal Percussion

Guest Players in the 21/22 season

Daniel Shao  flute
Philippa Davies  flute
Sirius Chau  flute
Oliver Roberts  flute
Sarah O'Flynn  flute / alto flute
Harry Winstanley  flute / alto flute
Karen Jones  piccolo / flute / alto flute
Helen Keen  piccolo / flute / alto flute
Chris O'Neal  oboe
Bernice Lee  oboe
Rachel Harwood-White  oboe
Melinda Maxwell  oboe / cor anglais
Andrew Webster  clarinet
Jordan Black  clarinet
Heather Roche  clarinet
Michael Whight  clarinet
Timothy Lines  clarinet / bass clarinet
Katie Lockhart  clarinet / bass clarinet
Katy Ayling  clarinet / bass clarinet
Duncan Gould  contrabass clarinet
Amy Green  baritone saxophone
Sarah Burnett  bassoon
Emily Hultmark  bassoon
Elizabeth Trigg  bassoon
Lois Au  bassoon
Joshua Wilson  bassoon
Robyn Blair  horn
Zoe Tweed  horn
Roger Montgomery  horn
George Strivens  horn
Timothy Ellis  horn
Jason Evans  trumpet
Erika Curbelo  trumpet
Bruce Nockles  trumpet
Ryan Linham  trumpet
Aaron Azunda Akugbo  trumpet
Christian Barraclough  trumpet / flugel horn
Ryan Hume  trombone
Ruth Molins  trombone
Jonathan Riches  tuba
Joe Richards  percussion
Alex Neal  percussion
Oliver Lowe  percussion
Jess Wood  percussion
Louise Goodwin  percussion
George Barton  percussion
Owen Gunnell  percussion
Huw Davies  electric guitar
Elizabeth Burley  piano
Siwan Rhys  piano
Rolf Hind  piano / keyboard
Philip Moore  piano / keyboard / celeste
Clíodna Shanahan  piano / keyboard / celeste
Alexandra Wood  violin
Elizabeth Wexler  violin
Fiona McCapra  violin
Philippa Mo  violin
Tom Aldren  violin
Takane Funatsu  violin
Clara Biss  violin
Thomas Rowan-Young  violin
Hilaryjane Parker  violin
Rebecca Dinning  violin
Alice Barron  violin
Judith Choi-Castro  violin
Hatty Haynes  violin
Edward Bale  violin
Olivia Jago  violin
Eloise MacDonald  violin
Jaqueline Shave  violin
Simon Blendis  violin
Stephen Bryant  violin
Ellie Fagg  violin
Thomas Gould  violin
Róisín Walters  violin
Sophie Mather  violin
Anastasia Stahlmann  violin
Joe Ichinose  viola
Katie Wilkinson  viola
Zoe Matthews  viola
James Heron  viola
Anna Growns  viola
Fiona Winning  viola
Sally Pendlebury  cello
Juliet Welchman  cello
Cecilia Bignall  cello
Ben Michaels  cello
Lionel Handy  cello
Louise McMonagle  cello
Meera Raja  cello
Adrian Bradbury  cello
Joely Koos  cello
Tamaki Sugimoto  cello
Markus van Horn  double bass
Tom Goodman  double bass
Adam Wynter  double bass
Katy Furmanski  double bass
Daniel Molloy  double bass
David Johnson  double bass

London Sinfonietta Academy 2022

Fiona Sweeney  flute
Hannah Gillingham  flute
Isabella Pincombe  oboe
Robbie Morris  clarinet
Patrick Bolton  bassoon
Alexander Boukikov  horn
Holly Clark  trumpet
James Parkinson  trombone
Matt Brett  percussion
Conor Chambers  percussion
Johan Smith  percussion
Heather Brooks  harp
Ekaterina Grabova  piano
Tiago Filipe Soares Silva  violin
Ryo Koyama  violin
Carys Barnes  viola
Abigail Lorimier  cello
Ketan Curtis  double bass
Phoebe Clarke  double bass

Emeritus Principal Players

Joan Atherton  Emeritus Principal Second Violin
John Orford  Emeritus Principal Bassoon
John Constable  Emeritus Principal Piano
Michael Thompson  Emeritus Principal Horn