Pauline Savage – Flute

Pauline is a Masters graduate of Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, where she studied with Professor of Flute Anna Noakes and ROH Principal Margaret Campbell. She participated in Masterclasses with a number of visiting tutors, including Emily Beynon, Paul Edmund-Davies, Siobhan Grealy, Robert Manasse, Wissam Boustany, Christopher Green and Andreas Alin. An experienced orchestral musician, Pauline is Principal Flute of the Blackheath Halls Orchestra, where she had the opportunity to perform under the baton of Edward Gardner. She is relishing the opportunity to explore the chamber repertoire with a variety of different groups and is especially focused on early twentieth century French music. When not indulging her musical passions, Pauline works as a professional book editor.

 

Laure Genthialon – Harp

Winner of the 2014 John Marson Harp Prize, French-Swiss harpist Laure Genthialon has performed solo recitals in France, Switzerland and Spain, as well as in the UK in prestigious venues such as St Martin-in-the-Fields. She has also been invited to perform concertos both in London and abroad. Passionate about orchestral playing, Laure has won many auditions to enter youth orchestras, including the prestigious Gustav Mahler Jugendorchester. She also plays regularly with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande in Geneva, the Ensemble Les Dissonances in France, and freelances in London, under famous conductors such as Herbert Blomstedt, Valery Gergiev and Charles Dutoit. Laure graduated from her Masters degree at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance as a student of Gabriella Dall’Olio. She previously studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and at the Haute Ecole de Musique in Geneva.

 

Helena Moore – Violin

Helena is currently a postgraduate student at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, studying with Clare Thompson. She obtained her B. Mus degree at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, where she studied with André Swanepoel and John Stein. Helena has taken part in Masterclasses with Jennifer Pike, Dona Lee Croft, Levon Chilingirian and Sara Deborah Struntz-Timossi. She is a keen chamber musician and has received chamber coaching from the Wihan and Carducci Quartets, the Gould Piano Trio, David Kennedy and Rivka Golani. She regularly plays in orchestras at Trinity Laban, as well as in various ensembles based in London. In addition to performing, Helena enjoys teaching, currently at Churcher's College and with the Becky Dell Music Academy.

  

Stephanie Pavia – Viola

Stephanie Pavia is a viola player from Gozo, Malta, currently based in London, where she is doing her Masters Degree at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, studying with Dr Rivka Golani. Her studies are generously supported by the Janatha Stubbs Foundation, Colin Blythe Fund, Albert Cooper Music Charitable Trust, Gozo Rotary Club, The Henry Wood Accommodation Trust Fund and Trinity Laban External Courses Fund.

She has performed in Masterclasses at the Franz Liszt Academy in Budapest and at Trinity Laban, as well as in various concerts in Corsica (2004), at the Liszt Ferenc Memorial Museum in Budapest (2014), at the International Bartók Seminar in Szombathely, Hungary (2015) and throughout the UK. Stephanie was a full-time member of the Malta Philharmonic Orchestra (2008–2011) and the winner of the 2008 ‘Palma tad-Deheb’ for cultural achievement. Stephanie has worked with the Junior Trinity Department since 2011 and she is a String Time Assistant. Aside from her musical career, Stephanie has a B.Ed. (Hons) in Biology from the University of Malta (2008).

 

Alice Perrin – Cello

Alice has recently graduated from the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance under the tutelage of Joely Koos (2012–14) and David Cohen (2015– present). Alice began her musical education at the age of three and won a scholarship to Wells Cathedral School at 13, where she studied with Penny Driver. During her time at Trinity Laban, Alice led the cello sections of both the Trinity Laban Sinfonia and the Trinity Laban Symphony Orchestra. She was also a member of the Trinity Laban String Ensemble, directed by Nic Pendlebury. In recent years, she has participated in Masterclasses with world-renowned visiting cellists, including Matthew Barley, Leonid Gorokhov and Raphael Wallfisch. Alice hopes to continue studying with David Cohen and to explore more orchestral and chamber repertoire as an active member of a variety of ensembles.