Mildred, James

James read Economics at the University of Birmingham before studying French Horn at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow. He was 3rd Horn with Scottish Ballet for several years and performed regularly with the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Scottish Chamber Orchestra and Scottish Opera.

He has also worked with many of the other major British orchestras, including the BBC Philharmonic, BBC National Orchestra of Wales, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Philharmonia.

James is currently sub-principal horn with Welsh National Opera and tours the UK regularly alongside recent foreign tours to Finland, Dubai, Oman and Hong Kong.