Sally Harrop


Sally Harrop - Clarinet

Originally from Sheffield, Sally Harrop studied at the Birmingham Conservatoire with Janet Hilton. She has also participated in masterclasses with Joseph Horovitz.

Worshipful Company of Musicians

Whilst studying at Birmingham she was awarded the Silver Medal by the Worshipful Company of Musicians, nominated by the Conservatoire for her achievements in music.

BBC Radio 2 Young Musician of the Year

As BBC Radio 2 Young Musician of the Year, she has broadcast as a soloist with the BBC Concert Orchestra on several occasions and made her Symphony Hall debut playing the Copland Concerto with Simon Rattle.

Sally now plays with many orchestras up and down the country including CBSO, Opera North, and of course Orchestra of the Swan. Sally has made numerous concerto appearances across the country including at the Sutton Coldfield Town Hall, the Chichester Festival, Shrewsbury Music Hall and the Town Hall in Birmingham.

Sally Harrop plays clarinet for the swan
Sally Harrop plays clarinet for The Swan
Education and Outreach Work

Sally is passionate about taking music beyond the concert platform – in addition to her teaching commitments at the Birmingham Conservatoire, she is a core player in Orchestra of the Swan’s education and outreach team which has seen her performing in a variety of locations across the region including village halls, churches and even Birmingham International Airport!

Outside of music Sally enjoys spending time with her dogs Disney, Tizer, Sunny, Star and Chuckle.

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