LAWRENCE DUNN studied violin with David Hume in Edinburgh
and Malcolm Layfield in Manchester. He gives regular solo and
during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and
throughout Scotland on both modern and baroque instruments.
As a freelance player he has performed
with various orchestras
including the Scottish Baroque Players, City of Glasgow Symphony Orchestra and Newcastle Baroque. He has been
leader of the
Edinburgh Light Orchestra and Edinburgh Palm Court Orchestra
since 1999 and is Director of Philomusica of Edinburgh.
He is a
founder member of Gladstone's Bag - a group specialising in
Victorian popular music, and TV and radio signature tunes.
also works outside the field of classical music, having
performed regularly as a folk singer when a student, taken part
in CelticConnections, and toured and recorded with the band
"The Pearlfishers". He also recently appeared on the BBC History
series, acting the part of a pictish druid.
He is an experienced arranger and does many of the arrangements
played by Capriccio.
His most ambitious project to date has been a complete orchestral arrangement of "A Scots Quair" by Wendy Weatherby. This piece
was originally commissioned by Celtic Connections to be performed by some of Scotland's finest traditional musicians, and was performed
in his new orchestral version in St. Mary's Cathedral, Edinburgh during the 2009 Edinburgh Festival.
Professional musicians for your wedding (religious, civil, humanist etc.) or civil partnership ceremony in Scotland.
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