British Clarinetist Joseph Shiner is active in concert in the UK and internationally as a soloist and chamber musician. He is the recipient of numerous prizes including the Hattori Foundation Senior Award, the Making Music Award for Young Concert Artists and the Worshipful Company of Musician's Prince’s Prize. He is currently Artist-in-Residence at Lancing College, and was featured as BBC Music Magazine's 'Rising Star' in August 2016.
Joseph studied at Wells Cathedral School with Kevin Murphy and Timothy Orpen. After reading Music at Cambridge University graduating with First Class honours, he moved to postgraduate study with Angela Malsbury, Mark van de Wiel and Chi-Yu Mo at the Royal Academy of Music, London, where he graduated with Distinction and the award for an outstanding final recital.
Joseph has performed with the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, BBC Concert Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia, Aurora Orchestra and the BBC National Orchestra of Wales. He made his London solo debut at St. John's Smith Square in 2011, and was a finalist for the Young Classical Artists Trust in 2015. He has since performed at venues including the Wigmore Hall, Cadogan Hall, St. Martin in the Fields, and St. John’s Smith Square. He is a founding member of the ‘Magnard Ensemble', which held the inaugural Wigmore Hall ensemble fellowship at the Royal Academy of Music, as well as awards from the Tillett and Tunnell trusts. He has collaborated with pianists Somi Kim and Ashley Fripp, Maiastra and the Endellion Quartet, and released his debut recording of Brahms Clarinet Sonatas and Clarinet Trio with Somi Kim and Yoanna Prodanova on Orchid Classics in 2019.