Juliet Colville BMus(Hons) MMus
Juliet Colville studied clarinet at the Royal Northern College of Music with Nicholas Cox, Linda Merrick and Colin Pownall (bass clarinet). She was awarded a Major Entrance Award from the RNCM to continue her studies and graduated with a Master of Music in 2006. As a student, Juliet was the leader of the National Youth Wind Orchestra for 2 years, playing in concerts around the UK and in Ireland.
Since graduating Juliet has worked with orchestras including the Hallé Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia, National Concert Orchestra and British Philharmonic Concert Orchestra. She spent four years as the clarinet, tenor saxophone and flute player for the Thursford Christmas Spectacular with whom she made several TV broadcasts including for BBC Songs of Praise. She has also performed as a deputy on the South Pacific and Wicket UK tours and for Sondheim’s Merrily We Roll Along for Theatre Clwyd. Juliet is also a member of the Ebonites, a newly formed professional clarinet choir based in Manchester and also the Arundo Trio (oboe, clarinet and bassoon).
Juliet is passionate about education work and has been a tutor on the Harrogate Clarinet Course since its first year. She was previously the Musical Director for the Special Virtuosi Orchestra, made up of children and young people with special needs and has recently formed the Windstruments Clarinet Choir. Juliet is also much in demand as a private clarinet and saxophone teacher as well as being the woodwind teacher for two schools in the North West.