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Gail Ford is a pianist/accompanist/oboist, based near Cambridge but working throughout the UK and Europe.

She studied at Manchester University, and later privately with teachers such as Nina Walker, Gordon Back and Clifton Helliwell. Her performing experience ranges from music hall to grand opera, including recitals, auditions, rehearsals and silent movies. 

She has played in many prestigious venues including the Barbican, South Bank Centre, the Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, the Embassy of the Czech Republic and the Italian Consulate, and her clients have included English Heritage, The Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge, wedding parties, music societies, corporates and cinemas. 

With the Collaborative Orchestra and Singers, she was a semi-finalist (oboe) on Britain’s Got Talent 2016, and also took part in the 10 Day Orchestra Challenge. She performs for rehearsals, performance, auditions and functions. 

Get in touch to check availability and discuss fees.

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New compositions and recordings

Well, it’s taken some time, but I’ve just recorded two more lounge jazz tracks, future gigs for the use of.  And, just to show I can do it, a ‘proper’ piece as well, dedicated…
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Midsummer Night’s Dream

This June Gail will be performing in Saffron Walden with Shake A Leg Theatre Company in their production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream, period music and dances to accompany one of ShakespeareR…
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Rose Tango

During February and March Gail will be playing and recording with an opera singer and small instrumental group on an Argentinian tango project – Rose Tango.  Watch this space!
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New Gail Ford Social Media Links

Marta Fergusson of Artists First Society has kindly set up some new social media accounts for Gail Ford fans: there are now Gail Ford accounts on Soundcloud, Reverbnation, Youtube and Twitter as well …
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Silent Movie at Saffron Screen

This year’s silent movie for the festive season at Saffron Screen was Harold Lloyd in ‘Speedy’,  with two screenings on New Year’s Day. Harold’s  title character,tryin…
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“Gail’s total musicality and sensitivity produced a true and equal partnership”

— Anthony Halstead, horn player, professor & conductor.

“You took my breath away…. Everyone said it made the service even more special. I cannot thank you and Gail enough”

—At Langlois Wedding with Soprano Penelope Manser, 2008

Services

Gail provides a range of musical services, including accompaniment rehearsals, performance, auditions and functions

Get In Touch

Available now for bookings, sessions and recordings. Contact Gail to check availability and discuss fees.