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Richard Lewis

Double Bass Tutor

Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
c/o +44 (0)121 331 6903

Richard Lewis studied double bass at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with Thomas Martin and Kevin Rundell. He has held the positions of Co-Principal Bass in the BBC Concert Orchestra, Principal Bass with English National Opera and Co-Principal Bass in the London Philharmonic Orchestra. He previously taught at the Guldhall School of Music and Drama and has been a Bass tutor to the National Youth Orchestra of Wales since 2000. He currently lives in his native mid-Wales and combines teaching with a tutti position at the LPO.


  • 1999: London Double Bass Sound (Cala Records)