Acclaimed for his “fluidity of tonal colour’ and “highly communicative, musically intelligent, impressively insightful’ playing, clarinettist Joseph Shiner is the recipient of numerous prizes including the Hattori Foundation Senior Award, the Making Music Philip and Dorothy Green Award for Young Concert Artists, the Worshipful Company of Musician’s Prince’s Prize and the Royal Academy of Music’s Buffet Crampon Clarinet Prize.
He made his London solo debut with the Cambridge University Symphony Orchestra at St. John’s Smith Square in 2011 and was a public finalist for the Young Classical Artists Trust. Joseph is active in concert around the United Kingdom as a soloist and member of the wind chamber group ‘Magnard Ensemble’, which held a Chamber Music fellowship and the inaugural Open Academy/Wigmore Hall ensemble fellowship at the Royal Academy of Music for the 2014-15 season. The Ensemble’s concert tour ‘Revolting Rhymes and Marvellous Music’, celebrating the centenary of author Roald Dahl is accompanied by a recording, to be released on Orchid Classics in the near future. Currently he is a selected artist for the City Music Foundation and Artist-in-Residence at Lancing College, and most recently has been featured as BBC Music Magazine’s ‘Rising Star’ for August 2016.