Chi-chi Nwanoku OBE
Visiting Professor - Double Bass & Baroque Bass
Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance
Faculty of Music
King Charles Court
Old Royal Naval College
Tel: +44 (0)20 8305 4444
Email: [email protected]
Area of WorkStrings Department
Chi-chi Nwanoku OBE 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 an Honorary Fellow of both Trinity Laban and the Royal Academy of Music. She was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 2001 and Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in 2017, both for services to music.
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 Bellows'
and Channel 4's 'Shooting Stars' in 1994/5