Ghislaine McMullin

St. Jean-Baptiste Church

Ghislaine McMullin

Ghislaine McMullin

Ghislaine McMullin is a prize-winning young cellist, based in London. Recently awarded the Musicians’ Company Silver Medal 2016, Ghislaine has also received recognition from the London Symphony Orchestra, being jointly awarded the 2010 LSO Strings Academy Candide Award for the most promising young string player. She took part in the prestigious LSO Strings Experience Scheme 2016, working in the LSO cello section. Ghislaine has also recently worked as an Extra with both the Philharmonia Orchestra and BBC Concert Orchestra. Her playing has been broadcast on BBC Radio, NHK World Japan, The Guardian, and other media outlets worldwide. She is the co-founder of the Behn Quartet, who are currently CAVATINA Chamber Music Fellows at the Royal Academy of Music. Recent notable concert performances include the world premiere of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies’ last ever work, Movement for String Quartet (2016) at both his memorial and live on BBC Radio 3 In Tune, and their Wigmore Hall debut in February 2018. Ghislaine has also recorded for Linn Records, featuring chamber works by Stravinsky, Birtwistle, and Maxwell Davies, conducted by Oliver Knussen. A graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, she studied as the Winifred Agnes Disney Scholar under Josephine Knight from 2015-2017. She also read undergraduate History at St John’s College, Cambridge, during which time she learnt with soloist and LSO principal cello, Tim Hugh. She plays a c.1760 Gagliano cello, kindly on loan from the Royal Academy of Music.

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