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Evangeline Tang - Double Bass

Biography

Evangeline’s musical education began as a junior at the Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. There, she primarily studied as a flautist, violinist and cellist but found her real passion for the double bass at the age of 14, studying with Elizabeth Bradley.

Since then, Evangeline is enjoying a flourishing freelance career and has played for many orchestras and ensembles touring around the world and prestigious venues in London such as the Royal Albert Hall, Wigmore Hall, Royal Festival Hall, Kings Place, Barbican and Cadogan Hall, just to name a few. She has played under the baton of renown conductors such as; Bernard Haitink, Vladimir Jurowski, Vassily Petrenko, Raphael Payare and John Wilson. She has been principle bass with the National Youth String Orchestra and Young Musician Symphony Orchestra as well of the many RCM orchestral projects.

Recently, Evangeline has enjoyed her extensive tour being principle bass of the Britten Shostakovich Festival Orchestra in its inaugural year, starting in Russia and ending in the UK. She has also had the privilege to being selected this year for the LSO String Scheme and is a Britten Pears Young Artist 2020.

Evangeline particularly enjoys playing new music. She has recent premiered ‘Tang’ by Noah Max written for solo double bass, and was selected to play as principle for the London Sinfonietta Academy 2020. She enjoys playing period music as well, playing with renown ensembles such as Florilegium and other early music groups in the UK.

Evangeline is currently in her fourth year at the Royal College of Music London, studying with Tony Hougham and Enno Senft. She also studies baroque double bass with Pippa McMillan and Carina Cosgrave.

In September, she is looking forward to study a master’s degree at the Royal Academy of Music with scholarship, studying with Graham Mitchell, Tom Goodman and Dominic Seldis. She is grateful to be generously supported by a Countess of Munster Trust study award and Talent Unlimited.

submission July 2020