Liz Cowdrey

Grade 8 Associated Board Gold Medal in violin and bassoon.
Grade 8 Associated Board Silver Medal in piano.

B.Mus. from Manchester University.

Black Sea fiddle, Dvoinitsa, Gdulka, Svirala and Kemence.

British council Artist Links Residencies, Istanbul and Brazil

Founding member/lead violin and bassoon player of pioneer world music group Orbestra, FirebirdMusic and Alma de Tango; Collaborations with Brodsky and Emperor String Quartets,;the Dufay Collective, Kreisler String Orchestra, and Ihsan Özgen’s group Anatolia in Istanbul at Royal Albert Hall, Purcell Room - South Bank, The Almeida Theatre and Amadeus Centre in London, Holywell Music Room, Oxford; Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival, Henley, Colourscape London, Shetland Folk, Schleswig Holstein, Edinburgh Fringe, Salzburg, Les Flâneries D’été, Bonn, Eskisehir International, Istanbul, De la Cultura, Colombia, North-East Brazil, Italy, Scotland, Ireland, Wales and Cornwall.

Liz plays out her gypsy spirit to the full in trio Jubovski ( and The Bristol Ensemble in gypsy-baroque programmes.