Sarah Watts - Clarinet
Sarah Watts studied with Angela Malsbury
, Victoria Soames Samak and Richard Addison at the Royal Academy of Music
before studying solo bass clarinet with Henri Bok at the Rotterdam Conservatoire
where she was awarded the Exxon Prize for the best classical music student.
Successes include: Winner, UK Howarth Clarinet Competition, Winner, Hawkes
Clarinet Prize (RAM), Winner of Wind Section and Faber Prize, UK Performing
Australian Music Competition.
Sarah is one of the UK’s only specialist bass clarinet soloists.
With the intention of increasing its popularity as a solo instrument Sarah
has attracted many composers to write new works for her, has given repertoire
and composition classes at several music conservatoires in the UK and
Ireland and performed a solo bass clarinet Recital in London ’s
Purcell Room as part of the Park Lane Group’s Young Artists Series.
Sarah was a solo artist on the UK’s Live Music Now Scheme, and is
currently a member of rarescale and the Southwell Collective. Her bass
clarinet and piano duo SCAW has just released their first CD SCAWFELL
on the clarinet classics label and also hold an annual solo bass clarinet
course on the Isle of Raasay in the Scottish Hebrides.
Presbytère, Beauville, 47470, France
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