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Jo Mayne - Bassoon

Jo completed her undergraduate studies at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, studying Bassoon with Martin Gatt and Maria Mealey and Contra Bassoon with Margaret Cookhorn.  She continued her studies with a Postgraduate Diploma at the Royal College of Music, studying Bassoon with Sarah Burnett and Contra with Martin Field.

Jo’s orchestral work includes: BBC National Orchestra of Wales, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, Raymond Gubbay Ltd, Orchestra of the Swan, Opera Box, Southbank Sinfonia, Hampstead Garden opera, Queens Park Sinfonia, Midland Sinfonia, , Southern Sinfonia, Opera De Bauge, English Philharmonic, English Camerata, Thursford Christmas Spectacular, 2004 – 10 (Bassoon/Contra), Iford Arts Opera, Alfie Boe ‘Bring him home’ Tour, Steve Hackett Tour. 

Alongside performances with Trio Capriccio she also leads / conducts the Birmingham Bassoon Choir and performs with Unfaggotable Bassoon Quartet and Serenata Winds, who regularly perform recitals, education projects, corporate functions and weddings.

Jo teaches at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Bluecoat School Edgbaston, KEHS Edgbaston, King’s High Warwick and the Birmingham Music Service.