Originally from New Zealand, Bryony is a graduate of the Royal College of Music, The Juilliard School, the University of Canterbury and the Pettman National Junior Academy. She is a member of the Marmen Quartet, winners of the Ensemble Section of the Annual Royal Overseas League Music Competition, Second Prize of the International Joseph Joachim Chamber Music Competition and the Musicians Company Concerts Concordia Award. While at the RCM, Bryony won the Viola Competition and the Tagore Gold Medal and she now serves as teaching assistant to Andriy Viytovych. She keeps a close connection with home – recent visits have included performing and teaching at the International Akaroa Music Festival and recording New Zealand composer Philip Norman’s When Gravity Fails with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra. She freelances with various ensembles including Britten Sinfonia and the English Chamber Orchestra and is thrilled to be joining the London Mozart Players as No. 2 Viola.