Yasmine Ogilvie

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Yasmine Ogilvie

Yasmine Ogilvie

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Yasmin Ogilvie is 27 years old. After winning the recital prize at the Portsmouth Music Festival, she went on to study at Trinity College of Music where she achieved a First Class Honours Degree studying with Gerard McChrystal and Mark Lockheart. She has played as a soloist with the Trinity Sinfonia and has been 1st Alto in the National Saxophone Choir of Great Britain, London Breakbeat Orchestra, London Irish Symphony Orchestra, Dartington Festival Orchestra, London Arts Orchestra and Sevenoaks Symphony Orchestra performing in venues including the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Rhythms of the World Festival, St John’s Smith Square, Cadogan Hall, the Roundhouse and Creamfields Festival. She played in the Trinity College of Music Improvisation Festival along side Mick Foster where they improvised freely with dancers. Yasmin was offered a place at the Prins Claus Conservatorium in Holland on the Socrates ERASMUS exchange programme where she studied for one year with Peter Stam, Don Braden and Mark Gross and was involved in the Philip Glass Festival that took place in the North of the Netherlands.

Playing in concerts regularly both as a soloist in her own recitals and with classical, jazz, funk, pop, Latin and big bands, Yasmin has a keen interest in collaboration and has performed works with dancers and artists in exhibitions.

She has recorded at Maida Vale Studios for BBC Radio 1, Abbey Road Studios and Pinewood Studios and toured internationally as a live artist for well-known dance brands ‘HedKandi’ and ‘Ministry of Sound’. Yasmin is a member of ‘High On Heels’ where she performs in venues and festivals worldwide. She also plays in the Astraeus Saxophone Quartet, SO Duo, Freestyle funk Collective, Tricity Vogue Swing Band and performs in concerts and corporate events for large companies including Microsoft, Jaguar, Land Rover, Glaxo Smith Kline, Canary Wharf Fashion Show, Chelsea FC and the ‘One Night In Istanbul’ Film Premier.

Yasmin has performed Philip Glass’ ‘Facades’ for two soprano saxophones and String Orchestra with Gerard McChrystal, been a guest entertainer on cruise ships, performed at the South Bank Centre with the Astraeus Saxophone quartet and a Big Band as part of the ‘Imagine’ Festival. She has performed on the Paul O’Grady Show with McFly, appeared in a music video as part of Amanda Palmer’s band (from the Dresden Dolls) and has played on the same bill as Kelis, Taio Cruz, Roy Ayers, Jocelyn Brown, Tinie Tempah and Zane Lowe.