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Trinity Laban’s String Ensemble is directed and programmed by Professor Nic Pendlebury, Head of Strings.

Comprising some of the UK’s most talented up-and-coming strings musicians, this ensemble provides students with excellent training for the profession.

Hollie Harding and Trinity Laban String Ensemble

Melting, Shifting, Liquid World

Cello soloist

Prestigious Venues

String Ensemble has given many performances not only in prestigious London venues such as the Royal Festival HallQueen Elizabeth Hall and St. John’s Smith Square, but also on the international circuit, including performances at Slovenia’s Ljubljana Festival, Italy’s Emilia Romagna Festival and at the Dartington International Summer School.

Gold Medal 2020 Winner Theo Perry (2)

International Artists

The group have performed with many international artists including oboist Nick Daniel, clarinettists Dimitri Ashkenazy and Darko Brlek, pianists Deniz Gelenbe and William Howard, violist Rivka Golani, organist David Titterington, saxophonist Gerard McChrystal, actor Edward Fox and jazz musician Julian Arguelles, with whom they recorded the critically acclaimed album ‘As Above So Below’.

Nic melting shifting liquid world


The ensemble has also collaborated with cross-genre artists including Barry Adamson and Nick CaveJohn Cale (Velvet Underground) and jazz pianist Uri Caine in a performance of Brahms’ Handel Variations. Experienced with working in contemporary dance, the ensemble has collaborated with various choreographers including Sonia Rafferty and Henri Oguike and Lizzi Kew Ross.

Trinity Laban String Ensemble | Gabriel Fauré - Nocturne