With nearly two decades in the music field, Autumn England has worked as a solo performer, chamber musician, orchestral cellist, and recording artist. She has performed in the United States, Italy, Canada, and the United Kingdom. Her career has featured performances at the Kennedy Center, appearances on BBC television, and soundtracks for Netflix and Warner Bros.
Ms. England holds degrees in cello performance from Rice University and the Royal Northern College of Music, studying with cellists Norman Fischer and Nicholas Trygstad.
Creative String Pedagogy
An accomplished teacher, Autumn has worked in public school, non-profit, youth symphony, and preparatory school settings, as well as summer programs. Her experience includes private lessons, group classes, workshops, chamber music coaching, orchestral direction, and instrumental sectionals.
A highly trained musician, Ms. England is capable of teaching students at any level of playing. Her work currently focuses on the intersection of fine technique and creative exploration, utilizing student voice to compose, improvise, or interpret music in a way that is both engaging and reflective of the students' perspectives and experiences.
Since March 2020, Autumn has been teaching and performing virtually, allowing her to work with students across the US.
Check out what Autumn has been up to lately!
After a long year of cello lessons over Zoom, Autumn collaborated with Baltimore students, teachers, and local artists to create the Roses for Baltimore project. The webpage serves as a memento to the variety of experiences during the pandemic. Click here to view.
Autumn worked as a facilitator on the Queens Unseen project, where students composed music inspired by the women's suffrage movement.
Autumn's articles have been featured in the BSO OrchKids newsletter, OrchPress. Click on the pdf's to read more about the exciting things happening at OrchKids.
June 2020 newsletter about OrchKids' Virtual Jam Session composition project.
Fall 2020 newsletter featuring a story about building the string program at OrchKids.
An article published in the Winter 2021 newsletter about how the teachers and staff at OrchKids adjusted to virtual learning.