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Jordan Bowron

Principal Viola

Originally from the North East of England, Jordan studied at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, and graduated in 2012 with a first class bachelors degree. He then went onto study as a scholar at London’s Royal Academy of Music, and graduated in 2014 with a distinction masters degree and the prestigious DipRAM award. He studied Baroque viola and viola d’amore with Jane Rogers. 


Jordan was appointed Principal Viola with the Irish Baroque Orchestra in 2018, and he is regularly invited to play Principal Viola and as a soloist with groups including the Academy of Ancient Music, Dunedin Consort, La Nuova Musica, Bach Akademie Stuttgart, Manchester Camerata, Florilegium and Ex Cathedra. He continues freelancing, touring, recording and broadcasting with many other orchestras including The English Concert, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, The King's Consort, Classical Opera (The Mozartists), Le Cercle de l'Harmonie, Early Opera Company, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.


He has played in many of the world’s most notable concert venues, and has toured extensively across Europe, the U.S and Asia.


Away from playing, Jordan enjoys running, exploring new places and also investing some of his other time into Marine Conservation, with a particular passion for White Sharks.


He plays a Baroque viola by Jan Pawlikowski (Krakow, Poland 2014).