Originally from New Zealand, Bryony is has just completed her Artist Diploma as a Leverhulme Arts Scholar at the Royal College of Music, where she won the 2016 Viola Competition and the Tagore Gold Medal. A graduate of The Juilliard School in New York and the University of Canterbury, Bryony’s current and past mentors include Andriy Viytovych, Heidi Castleman, Misha Amory and Stephen Larsen.
Recent chamber music highlights include performances in the Cadogan Hall, St. James’s Church Piccadilly and the Wigmore Hall, a nationwide tour for Chamber Music New Zealand as part of the Turnovsky Jubilee Ensemble and performances in New Mexico, USA at 'Music From Angel Fire'.
A passionate advocate for New Zealand music, Bryony recently recorded Philip Norman’s “When Gravity Fails” with the New Zealand Symphony Orchestra as part of the NZ Composer Sessions. When visiting New Zealand she often presents workshops and concerts and in recent years has also been a featured artist with the Auckland Philharmonia Orchestra and the Christchurch Symphony Orchestra.
In London she is currently on trial for Co-Principal viola with English National Opera and the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. She also performs regularly with the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, Orpheus Sinfonia and the English Chamber Orchestra.