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Anneke Scott

Professorial Staff – Natural Horn


King Charles Court Old Royal Naval College Greenwich London SE10 9JF

Photo of Anneke Scott holding a horn


Anneke Scott is a leading exponent of historical horn playing. Her work takes her throughout the globe and throughout the centuries of music with a repertoire incorporating music and instruments from the late seventeenth century through to the present day. 

Anneke is principal horn of a number of internationally renowned period instrument ensembles including Sir John Eliot Gardiner’s Orchestre Révolutionnaire et Romantique and the English Baroque Soloists, ensemble Pygmalion, The Orchestra of the Sixteen, The Irish Baroque Orchestra, Dunedin Consort and Players, Oxford Bach Soloists and many others. She is similarly in great demand as a guest principal horn, regularly appearing with orchestras and ensembles worldwide. 

Anneke enjoys an international solo career and discography embracing three centuries of virtuosic horn works. Her expertise in baroque horn repertoire ensures that she is frequently to be heard performing the famous obligato arias of composers such as Bach and Handel as well as solo concertos from this period. Her critically acclaimed solo recordings also include three discs focussing on the music of the leading Parisian horn player of the nineteenth century; Jaques-François Gallay. 

Anneke enjoys collaborating with a wide range of musicians and is a key member of a number of chamber music ensembles including nineteenth century period brass ensemble The Prince Regent’s Band, the harmoniemusik ensemble Boxwood & Brass, historic wind ensemble Syrinx and EnsembleF2. She regularly works with leading period keyboardists including Steven Devine, Neal Peres da Costa, Geoffrey Govier and Kathryn Cok and period harpist Frances Kelly. 

In addition to her teaching at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, she also teaches at The University of Birmingham, The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and on the online teaching platform Play with a Pro. In 2018 she was awarded Fellowship of the Royal Academy of Music and in 2019 she was one of the recipients of the International Horn Society “Punto Award”.  

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