Charlotte Ferry

Orchestras and Ensembles Manager (SWBP)

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Charlotte is the Orchestras and Ensembles Manager (SWBP) and is the main point of contact in the Orchestra office for all Wind, Brass and Percussion students as well as students from the schools of Conducting, Keyboard Studies, Composition and Popular Music.  Charlotte helps to run all Orchestra and Ensemble activity, both public performances and internal classes, including Repertoire Classes, Symphony Orchestra, Brass Band, Opera, Conductors Ensemble and Brand New Orchestra. She regularly liaises with colleagues at the BBC Philharmonic and Hallé Orchestras to help coordinate student placements as part of the Professional Experience Schemes. 

 

Charlotte first joined the RNCM in 2013 as the Orchestras and Ensembles Assistant Manager. Before this she worked as Assistant Librarian with the Hallé Orchestra, taught Flute, Clarinet and Saxophone in various Schools, helped to run a local amateur Orchestra and served as a Lance Corporal in the Band of the Yorkshire Regiment as principal flute/piccolo, a position that she kept until 2018.  Charlotte holds a BMus(Hons) and Mmus in Performance Studies from the University of Huddersfield, where she studied Flute with Alan Lockwood.  She still plays regularly with a variety of amateur orchestras around Greater Manchester.