Chi-Chi Nwanoku MBE
Visiting Professor - Double Bass & Baroque Bass
Area of work
Address: Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, Faculty of Music, King Charles Court, Old Royal Naval College, Greenwich, London, SE10 9JF
Email: [email protected]
Phone One: +44 (0)20 8305 4444
Chi-chi Nwanoku was born in London of Nigerian and Irish parents. She studied at the Royal Academy of Music in London and with Franco Petracchi in Rome. She is now Principal Bass with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, and plays a lot of chamber music with various artists internationally. She is Professor of Double Bass Studies at Trinity Laban and was made a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music in 1998.
Qualifications / Educational Background
Royal Academy of Music
- BBC Radio 3 series 'Tuning Up'
- Interviewed on 'Woman's Hour' and 'Kaleidoscope'
- Featured soloist on BBC2 TV series 'Strings, Bows and
and Channel 4's 'Shooting Stars' in 1994/5
Fellow, Royal Academy of Music