Martin Wray


Chair supported by David & Bettina Harden

Martin joined the LPO in 2022, having been a member of the LPO’s Foyle Future Firsts scheme in 2013/14 and freelanced with the Orchestra for eight years.

He has given concerts throughout the UK, Europe and Asia, serving as Guest Principal Viola in the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra, Welsh National Opera and City of London Sinfonia.

Martin completed his undergraduate studies with Mark Knight at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and postgraduate studies with Martin Outram at the Royal Academy of Music. He is an active chamber musician and has given many concerts in Japan with the Dulcinea Quartet. During his travels Martin developed an interest in Japanese and now holds an intermediate language qualification. As an arranger of string music, Martin has published many arrangements of pop tracks for string quartet which are now played across the globe.

Martin featured in the ‘Backstage’ interview in our Spring 2023 edition of the Orchestra’s magazine, Tune InRead the interview here.

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