David Nissen - Bassoon
7 years on full contract
London City Ballet
10 years as principal bassoon
The Ulster Orchestra
City of Birmingham
Northern Sinfonia, Scottish Chamber, Halle and many
The Manchester Chamber
founder and conductor
Chamber Orchestra of
Eric Clapton at R.A.H. live/record
Tour of Japan
London Symphony Orchestra
Chamber Orchestra of Europe
Jingle music for commercial TV
The Sound of Music
King and I
My Fair Lady
The Phantom of the Opera
G&S D’Oyly Carte
Toured overseas with the London Symphony Orchestra and the Philharmonia
Played abroad with orchestras in Spain, France and Germany.
David also plays: trumpet and tarogato in Klezmerco - www.klezmer.co
Taught bassoon, saxophone and woodwind in state and independent schools including Benenden, Alleyns, Chigwell School, The Forest School, Cardinal Vaughan and Vauxhall Manor Girls School.
Directed music appreciation classes at Chingford Adult Evening Institute.
Teaching for Berkshire Schools: theory, music appreciation and ensemble (including work based on the National Curriculum).
Section coach for Gloucestershire Youth Orchestra, Brentwood Youth Orchestra and Essex Youth Orchestra courses.
Bassoon Specialist for Berkshire Young Musicians Trust and Cardinal Vaughan Memorial School.
Volunteer teacher for St Mungo's Hostel for Homeless in Soho (I.T. and Music).