Margaret Cookhorn

Margaret Cookhorn is a British classical contrabassoonist and bassoonist.[1] She is Principal Contrabassoon and Bassoon with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra,[2] bassoonist with the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group[3] and, notably, has pursued a career as a contrabassoon soloist.[1] John Woolrich's contrabassoon concerto Falling Down was written for her.[4] She most recently performed the piece at the BBC Proms in 2015.[5][6][7]

Cookhorn is a tutor at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire[8] and for the CBSO Youth Orchestra.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c "Margaret Cookhorn". margaretcookhorn.com. Margaret Cookhorn. Retrieved 20 July 2020.
  2. ^ "Margaret Cookhorn". cbso.gov.uk. City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Retrieved 20 July 2020.
  3. ^ "Margaret Cookhorn". bcmg.org.uk. Birmingham Contemporary Music Group. Retrieved 20 July 2020.
  4. ^ "Falling Down". fabermusic.com. Faber Music. Retrieved 20 July 2020.
  5. ^ "Prom 4: Beethoven – Symphony No. 9". bbc.co.uk. BBC. 19 July 2015. Retrieved 20 July 2020.
  6. ^ "Prom 04 (part 1): Beethoven's Symphony No 9". BBC Proms. Season 121. Episode 4. 19 July 2015. [BBC]. BBC Radio 3. Retrieved 21 July 2020.
  7. ^ Cookhorn, Margaret (14 July 2015). 'Falling Down' at the BBC Proms: Margaret Cookhorn. City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Retrieved 21 July 2020.
  8. ^ "Margaret Cookhorn". bcu.ac.uk. Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. Retrieved 20 July 2020.

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