Trevor McTait

viola

Trevor McTait studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London, having obtained the Leverhulme Fellowship (Fellowship of RAM for chamber music: Quartet Archinto). He studied with teachers such as Martin Outram (Quartet Magginni), Rivka Golani, Paul Silverthorne, Jerzy Kozmala, Atar Arad, John White and Gina Beukes. In Chamber music, he studied with Sigmund Nissel (Amadeus Quartet), Sándor Devich (Bartók Quartet-Dartington International Summer School), Sir Colin Davis and Endellion, Magginni, Skampa, Brodsky and Alberni Quartets.

Trevor McTait has a Master's degree in Music from the University of Cambridge.

Between 1998 and 2000 he was a soloist of the European Union Youth Orchestra.

He was awarded the Moir Carnegie Prize at the RAM and the “Prix Orphée” – SACEM (France) for the best opera recording of the 21st century (Philoméla) in 2010.

He has participated in several sound recordings, such as: soundtrack for "The man born to be king" (London, 1999), "Symphony No. 7 Mahler" (European Union Youth Orchestra, 1999), "The Musical Landscape" (Soloists of the Royal Academy of Music, London, 1999), Remix Ensemble (numerica, Portugal, 2004), Philoméla, j. Dillon (Aeon, France, 2006), Remix Ensemble (numerica, Portugal, 2007), "DW14 +" b. Lang DW9 (Cavalli Records, Germany, 2007), "works of Emmanuel Nunes" and "Moon-Pain" of k. Jørgensen (DaCapo, Germany, 2009).

He collaborates assiduously as a guest musician on BBC Symphony Orchestra (London), the Symphony Orchestra of OPorto Casa da Música, MusikFabrik (Cologne), London Philharmonic Orchestra, Chroma (Chamber music ensemble of London), the National Symphony Orchestra (London), New London Soloist (St. Martin Church).

Currently, Trevor McTait is principal viola Remix Ensemble Casa da Musica and Casa da Música's Baroque Orchestra.

 

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