Liv-Marie Kodurand

Liv-Marie Kodurand

  • Part Time Lecturer
  • School or Department: College of Liberal Arts

Personal statement

Liv-Marie completed her post-graduate violin studies at the Royal Academy of Music with distinction in 2008, and was awarded the Miriam Jenkins Scholarship, the Meir Carnegie Prize, the Homi Kanga Memorial Prize and the Delius Society Prize. She has been a prize winner at major competitions, and is greatly in demand as a solo recitalist and concerto performer at prestigious venues in London and throughout the UK. Her concerto performances include the works of Bach, Vivaldi, Bruch, Mendelssohn and Sibelius.

As a soloist and chamber musician, Liv-Marie has performed at major international music festivals, notably the Pablo Casals and Soesterberg International Festivals. She has participated in master classes given by Ida Haendel, Pavel Vernikov, Hagai Shaham and Thomas Brandis and Andras Keller. She has attended the International Musicians' Seminar at Prussia Cove, where she has performed as a soloist, and is a former member of the elite Royal Academy Soloists. Liv was a solo artist for the Concordia Foundation, has performed as part of the International Young Artists' Series at St George's Bristol, has given centenary concerts for the Elgar Society and is the Director of Albani Strings.

Aside from a busy freelance career with orchestras, such as The Orchestra of Welsh National Opera, The Guildford Philharmonic and the Cityside Sinfonia, she is also an active performer on period instruments. Liv-Marie has performed and recorded extensively on the Baroque violin with some of the UK's leading ensembles including La Serenissima, The Avison Ensemble, The Senesino Players and The Army Generals. She has performed at prestigious venues such as The Royal Albert Hall, Wigmore Hall, Cadogan Hall, St John's Smiths Square, Queen Elizabeth Hall and St George's Bristol.

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