Gareth Sheppard, Double Bass

Photo Guy Wigmore/Philharmonia 

Gareth is from South Wales and began playing the double bass at the age of fifteen, studying with Mary Condliffe of the WNO. In December 2009 joined the Philharmonia as a member of the double bass section having studied at the Royal Northern College of Music with Roberto Carrillo-Garcia. Since then Gareth has been a guest with many of the UK’s Symphony and Opera orchestras and enjoys performing with a variety of smaller ensembles.