New Staff at YMC

YMC is delighted to announce the appointment of Chloë Meade as violin teacher.

Chloë has worked on Wendy Max’s ‘Frinton Summer Strings’ course, coaching chamber groups and helping out with the string orchestra, and since graduating she has taken on the role of part-time peripatetic teacher at Sedgehill Academy, alongside her private pupils, and has also taught at South Hampstead Junior School, A to G Music School, and Prior Weston Primary School.

Chloë enjoys exploring a wide range of musical genres including classical, folk, tango, jazz and film music. She has participated in Masterclasses with Thomas Gould and Giovanni Guzzo, as well as tango expert Mario Stefano Pietrodarchi. In 2014 she was the soloist in a performance of the Bruch Violin Concerto No. 1 in G minor at St. John’s, Smith Square. She is a member of the Scintille Quartet and has performed chamber works at venues such as the Purcell Room and St. James’s Church, Piccadilly. Chloë has played in the Royal Academy of Music Symphony Orchestra with conductors such as Christopher Warren-Green, Yan Pascal Tortelier, Jac van Steen, Marin Alsop, Sir Mark Elder, John Wilson and Ed Gardner, and in 2017 played under the baton of composer James Newton-Howard in concert at the Royal Albert Hall. She also led a performance of Verdi’s Requiem at the Royal Festival Hall that year. In 2019 she featured in the hit film ‘Rocketman’, leading the orchestra conducted by the young Elton John in a dream sequence. In 2020, she was invited to be Concertmaster for the Jesus College Cambridge Bach Festival; culminating in his magnificent B minor mass, and returned for the second festival in May 2022. In September, she was appointed Co-Principal of the Ernest Read Symphony Orchestra, and she plays regularly with ensembles such as the Echo Ensemble, Orion Orchestra, Kalpadruma Collective, Brixton Chamber Orchestra and Sinfonia Diverse Collective. Chloë has an undergraduate and masters degree from the Royal Academy of Music, where she studied with Joshua Fisher & Jonathan Stone.

Chloë has one space available in her class at YMC- do get in touch if you would like to join us at YMC for violin lessons.