Amy Welch

Amy is a graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music where she studied with Thomas Kemp and gained a First Class (Hons) degree. During her time there she was presented with the Eric Nicholson Prize for violin and also received an award from the Wolfson Foundation. She was a finalist in the Norman George Violin Prize and participated in masterclasses with Leland Chen, Yair Kless and Peter Manning.

Over the years she has had the opportunity to play in venues such as Wigmore Hall, St Martin in the Fields, St John Smith's Square, Snape Maltings and the Bishopsgate Institute. She has also performed solo in the RNCM Concert Hall, Dorking Halls, Longleat House, and been a pit orchestra member for productions of both West Side Story and Les Misérables. Amy currently freelances across the north west performing with orchestras such as Opera North and providing session strings for bands such as New Order, Daughter and the Charlatans.

Amy plays on an old English violin by George Wulme-Hudson.