Yale School of Music - M.M.
Yale School of Music - M.M.A.
Oberlin Conservatory - B.A.
Antonia Chandler lives in London, where she performs with the chamber orchestra Southbank Sinfonia. Originally from Seattle Washington, Antonia received a Master of Music and a Master of Musical Arts from the Yale School of Music, where she studied with Bill Purvis, and a Bachelor of Music from Oberlin Conservatory where she studied with Roland Pandolfi and received Kappa Lambda Honors.
Antonia has played with the New World Symphony, the New Haven Symphony, and the Princeton Symphony, as well as performed as an extra with the London Symphony Orchestra. She recently toured with the Frisson Ensemble, a nine-piece chamber group based in New York City, and has been a soloist with the Silver Bay String Quartet (NY) and the Oberlin Sinfonietta. She has performed in venues such as Carnegie Hall, the Royal Opera House, and Chicago Symphony Center, and has attended music festivals including Music Academy of the West, Round Top Festival Institute, Atlantic Music Festival, Eastern Music Festival, SoundSCAPE Composition and Performance Exchange, and Lake George Music Festival.
With over 8 years of teaching experience, Antonia enjoys teaching all ages and skill levels, and believes learning to play the horn should be fun and engaging! She began teaching as a brass coach with the Northern Ohio Youth Orchestras, a Youth Symphony Staff Member at Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp, and as a secondary lessons teacher at Oberlin Conservatory. As part of her current job with Southbank Sinfonia, she also does education outreach, teaching and coaching music students at schools across the UK.
Visit her website here: antoniachandler.com/ or read her bio on Southbank Sinfonia’s website here: www.southbanksinfonia.co.uk/musicians-profile/10587/antonia-chandler/