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Acoustic / Electric Violinist & Violist | Arranger

Pippa is an Acoustic / Electric Violinist and Violist from London; she is also a multi instrumentalist and arranger.

Beginning violin lessons at the age of five, Pippa soon developed her passion for music, going on to join many orchestras, leading the Townley Symphony Orchestra and Bexley Youth Orchestra when she was seventeen and later leading the London College of Music Orchestra during her degree. Pippa has performed across Europe on numerous Orchestra tours and has performed in venues including the Royal Festival Hall in London, St. Mark’s Basilica in Venice and with the renowned London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir Simon Rattle in Trafalgar Square. 

Pippa has a First Class Honours in BMus Music Performance (Classical Violin) from the London College of Music, where she also achieved a Diploma in Conducting. As a session musician she is experienced in a range of genres, including solo and orchestral repertoire, classical, musical theatre, chamber, folk, pop and film. She regularly plays in Symphony Orchestras around London, in function bands, pit orchestras for musicals and as a soloist for events, concerts and recording sessions. Pippa currently leads the Richmond Light Orchestra and has arranged and performed strings in the Thank You For The Music ABBA Tribute show.

Musical Theatre

Thank You For The Music ABBA Tribute (Violin, Electric Violin, String Arranger), Hello Again: The Neil Diamond Songbook (Viola), The Little Mermaid (Violin, The London Oratory), Parade (Violin, Rhoda McGaw Theatre), Fame (Bass Guitar, Hounslow Arts Centre), Sunshine On Leith (Viola, Bridewell Theatre), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (Viola, The London Oratory), Pippin (Bass Guitar, London College of Music), Cinderella: Enchanted Edition (Violin / Viola Bridewell Theatre), Young Frankenstein (Violin, Stanley Arts Theatre), Bonnie & Clyde (Fiddle, Bridewell Theatre), Big Fish (Viola, Putney Arts Theatre), Legally Blonde (Violin, London College of Music), Merrily We Roll Along (Bass Guitar, London College of Music), Musicians Behind the Musicals Showcase (Musical Director & Violin, Hounslow Arts Centre), American Idiot (Viola dep. Bridewell Theatre), Musical Theatre Showcase (Violin & Bass Guitar, Arts Theatre, West End), Evita (Violin I, London College of Music), Bad Girls (Bass Guitar, London College of Music), Little Women (Violin I, London College of Music), Bonnie & Clyde (Fiddle, London College of Music), Hello, Dolly! (Violin I, London College of Music), The Resistible Rise and Fall of Weill & Brecht (Violin, London College of Music), Sweeney Todd (Violin, Trinity Theatre), Les Miserables (Violin, Trinity Theatre), Annie (Violin, Townley Grammar)

Notable Venues

Abbey Road Studios (Studio 1, Studio 3, Custom 75) The Royal Festival Hall, O2 indigo, Fairfield Halls, Trafalgar Square, Wembley Arena, Disneyland Paris, Wales Millennium Centre, Asylum Chapel, Arts Theatre (West End), Rhoda McGaw Theatre, Bridewell Theatre, Trinity Theatre, Putney Arts Theatre, Hounslow Arts Centre, St. Mark’s Cathedral (Venice, Italy) Menin Gate (Ypres, Belgium), Brazilian Embassy, Efteling Theme Park (Kaatsheuvel, Netherlands), Royal Concert Hall (Nottingham), Leeds Grand Theatre, Mayflower Theatre, St. John’s Smith Square, Liverpool Auditorium, Theatre Royal (Plymouth), De Montfort Hall, Cliffs Pavillion, Resorts World Arena

Orchestral Experience

Richmond Light Orchestra (Leader), London College of Music Orchestra (Leader), London College of Music String Ensemble (Leader), Harrow Symphony Orchestra (Dep. Leader), Bexley Youth Orchestra (Leader), Townley Symphony Orchestra (Leader)