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Gina McCormack

Gina McCormack is now well established as one of Britain’s leading young artists. with regular solo appearances at London’s Wigmore Hall, the South Bank Centre and at venues across the country. She has performed at many British festivals, including the City of London, Edinburgh, Buxton, Aldeburgh and Salisbury.
Gina studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with Gyorgy Pauk and attended masterclasses with Sandor Vegh (at the Salzburg Mozarteum and at Prussia Cove in Cornwall), Dorothy DeLay and Andreas Mihaly. Whilst still a student, she was a prizewinner at the Royal Overseas League Music Competition and at the International Young Concert Artists~ Competition where she recently returned to serve on the jury.
Gina has appeared as soloist with the Halle and Royal Philharmonic Orchestras and the Bournemouth Sinfonietta. Tours abroad have taken her to France, Norway, The Czech Republic, South America and South Africa. She recently made her Concerto debuts in St. Petersburg at the Hermitage Theatre and in Dublin at the National Gallery.
Since 1995 Gina has been Leader of the Sorrel String Quartet with whom she can frequently be heard on B.B.C. Radio Three. The quartet records for Chandos Records and their releases of works by Britten, Doreen Carwithen, Mendelssohn, Schubert and Shostakovich have met with great critical acclaim, with their Elgar disc being chosen as one of Classic FM’s records of the year in 2001. Every summer Gina gives masterclasses at the Valdres Music Festival in central Norway and teaches violin during the year in Oslo and Trinity College of Music in London.

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