Jamie Hutchinson is a Welsh violinist, originally from Tenby, based in London and performing Internationally.
She has appeared on all major UK television channels and has recorded and played with artists as diverse as Robbie Williams, Burt Bacharach, Quincy Jones, Peter Gabriel, Procul Harum, Paul Weller, Barbra Streisand, Bryn Terfel and countless others.
Jamie has performed at the BBC Proms regularly for over a decade, including at the Last Night of the Proms both at the Royal Albert Hall and in Hyde Park. She is frequently to be heard on the radio with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra and London Philharmonic Orchestra, all of whom she has toured with internationally.
She has been guest leader of various orchestras including The British Sinfonietta, The Welsh Session Orchestra, The London Gala Orchestra and most frequently The Novello Orchestra on their UK and Ireland tours of feature films such as Star Wars, Joker, Lala Land and Beauty and the Beast.
She is Sub-Principal Violin with the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra and appears as a guest principal with other ensembles such a Sinfonia Viva, London Concert Orchestra and the chamber ensemble London Concertante.
As a soloist Jamie has given concerts across Chile, The Falkland Islands, Italy, Czech Republic, Spain and (of course) Wales. She has also appeared as a Headline entertainer on Cunard luxury cruise line with her solo classical-crossover show.
Having gained both Bmus(hons) and a Masters of Music with Distinction at the Royal Northern College of Music, Jamie enjoys passing on her knowledge and her passion for music through her work with schools and families, for which she received the prestigious Salomon Prize in 2021. She leads projects for the Oxford Philharmonic Orchestra and devised much of their work in schools and on their family Youtube channel during the pandemic. She is also a dedicated violin teacher, having taught violin and piano since she was just 13 years old.
Highlights of recent years include leading The Novello Orchestra for sellout film-with-orchestra tours of Star Wars and Joker, touring Spain and Turkey with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the First Night of the Proms with the BBC Symphony Orchestra, Proms in the Park with the BBC Concert Orchestra and Barry Manilow, the gala reopening of Wimbledon Court One with the BBC Concert Orchestra and Paloma Faith, the O2 and Paris Accor Arenas with Quincy Jones and travelling from Namibia to The Canary Islands to perform two solo concerts on the Cunard World Voyage.
In her spare time (more so in 2020 and 2021!) Jamie is a dedicated Pilates student and a keen runner. She is also a book worm and has tentatively started a blog due to her love of words.
Jamie is a member of the Court of Assistants of the Royal Society of Musicians, for whom she is an active fund raiser. She is also part of the co-ordinating team and committee for the RSM Coronavirus Social Network, aiming to give musicians the opportunity to talk to and support each other during exceptionally difficult times for the music industry.
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