London-based violinist Minn Majoe enjoys a varied career performing as a soloist, chamber and orchestral musician. She studied with Maurice Hasson and Clio Gould at the Royal Academy of Music, London, where she completed an undergraduate degree with First Class Honours, and in 2013 graduated with a Master of Arts with Distinction.
Highlights in her solo career include performing Bruch’s Scottish Fantasy with the Arch Sinfonia, plus a unique recital which programmed Berio’s Sequenza VIII for solo violin alongside his Corale (su Sequenza VIII).
Minn is the first violinist of the Dulcinea Quartet, recently returned from a successful third tour to Japan. They are delighted to be the 2016/17 Richard Carne Junior Fellowship String Quartet at Trinity Laban. The Quartet participates in Chamber Studio, under the mentorship of Christoph Richter. They also part of ‘ANIMA’, a chamber ensemble which plays contemporary music alongside animated films. Upcoming projects include performances at St James’ Palace, St James’ Church Piccadilly and the British Film Institute.
Minn frequently enjoys performing contemporary music. Contemporary orchestras she has performed in include the London Sinfonietta, London Contemporary Orchestra, Lucerne Festival Academy 2013, 2014 and London Sinfonietta Academy 2011. She led the 2014 Lucerne Festival Academy Orchestra’s performance of Holliger’s Scardanelli Cycle, conducted by the composer himself.
In 2014/15 Minn was a member of the prestigious London Philharmonic Orchestra’s Foyle Future Firsts scheme. Other orchestral programmes include being selected for the 2012-13 London Symphony Orchestra’s elite String Experience Scheme and Birmingham Royal Ballet’s mentor scheme. Minn has worked in many UK symphony and chamber orchestras including the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Britten Sinfonia, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Aurora Orchestra, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and English National Opera.