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Marie Lloyd

Marie Lloyd has been a member of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe since 2001. With the COE, she has worked prolifically with such musicians as Bernard Haitink, Nikolaus Harnoncourt, Sir András Schiff, Mitsuko Uchida and Yannick Nézet-Séguin. Also as a member of the Wind Soloists she took part in the Centenary celebration concert at the Wigmore Hall.

Marie studied the clarinet at Trinity College of Music with Keith Puddy and the Royal College of Music with Colin Bradbury and Richard Hosford.

Since leaving college, Marie has played with the vast majority of the orchestras of Britain, including, as guest principal, with the London Symphony Orchestra, BBC Symphony Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Covent Garden, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Manchester Camerata and many others.

Marie has kept a special interest in chamber music, performing with such groups as The Nash Ensemble (including the World Premiere of Van Gogh Blue by Julian Anderson), London Sinfonietta and Gaudier Ensemble. She has recently recorded a CD with the Continuum Ensemble which includes the trio Netsuke by Ken Hesketh and also taken The Sins by Sally Beamish to the Cheltenham Festival with Red Note Ensemble.

She has recorded a selection of the grade 6/7 repertoire for the ABRSM and can be heard on films and TV programmes such as The Woman in Gold and Harry Potter and the Half Blood Prince. Marie also teaches at the Junior Department of the Royal Academy of Music and Wells Cathedral School.