Professor of Violin
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Tutor in Violin
Born and bred in Edinburgh , Steven Wilkie is one of the countries busiest violinists . A prize winning student of Yossi Zivoni at the RNCM,he has played with many leading orchestras including the Halle,RLPO,BBC philharmonic, RPO, Scottish Chamber Orchestra,Philharmonia and the John Wilson Orchesta.
His solo appearances include the Bach double(with Yossi Zivoni),Mendelssohn,Bruch,Brahms,Beethoven,Dvorak, Barber and Prokofiev concertos. In 2004 he made his European concerto debut in Lucerne.
Steven is leader of the Manchester Concert Orchestra,a founder member of the Sinfonia of London and artistic director of the Lindow Ensemble.
An active chamber musician Steven has performed throughout the British isles and is a founder member and leader of Sinfonia UK Collective. This ensemble toured Canada in 2015 with great success.
Steven is an examiner for the ABRSM and is a senior tutor in violin at the RNCM. Former students are to be found in many orchestras including the current leader of the Bournemouth symphony orchestra.
Steven plays on a Nicola Gagliano violin of 1765.