Pamela Thorby (Recorder)

Pamela Thorby

Pamela Thorby is a versatile and virtuosic recorder player, performing music in various styles. She began her career as a prize-winning student at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London and then received a prestigious Dutch Government scholarship to study at the Sweelinck Conservatory in Amsterdam.

As well as her 'classical' playing, Pamela's ability to assimilate many styles of music and her skills as an improviser have led to her work with groups including the modern jazz quartet the Perfect Houseplants'. She has appeared as soloist and chamber musician with the Palladian Ensemble, English Concert, Sonnerie, New London Consort and many other eminent period and modern instrument ensembles and orchestras performing throughout the UK. She has toured extensively in Europe, USA, South America, the Middle and Far East, and is featured on many film soundtracks and recordings for radio and television.