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Sub-Principal Bassoon

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Simon is Sub-Principal Bassoon of the Britten Sinfonia; and Co-Principal Bassoon of the Orchestra of English National Opera, where Simon has been a member since 1997.

Simon was born in Brighton; read Music at Jesus College, Cambridge; and studied bassoon with Ian Cuthill, at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

As a student, Simon was Principal Bassoon of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.