Sophie Hinson

British violinist Sophie Hinson, a graduate of The Royal Academy of Music and Chetham’s School of Music, is sought after as a soloist and chamber musician with a particular interest in European classical and 20th Century music.


Sophie graduated from the Royal Academy of Music with a Master of the Art's Degree with Distinction in 2021, studying with Professor Philippe Honoré. Sophie was awarded a Diploma of The Royal Academy of Music for an outstanding performance in her Master's Degree in 2021,alongside the James Wright Award and the D M Lloyd Prize by the Royal Academy. Sophie previously graduated with a Bachelors of Music Degree with First Class Honours from The Royal Academy of Music in 2020. She was generously supported by The Royal Academy with a scholarship.


Sophie has worked under the baton of conductors such as Sir Mark Elder, Sir Edward Gardner and film composer James Newton Howard with the Royal Academy Symphony Orchestra. Sophie was seen at the BBC Proms 2019 with the Royal Academy Symphony Orchestra and The Julliard Symphony Orchestra. Sophie has performed in masterclasses to violin professors such as: Stephan Barrat-Due, Sigyn Fossnes, Michael Foyle and Clare Duckworth. At the Academy she performed the Sibelius Violin Concerto to renowned violinist Olivier Charlier in a public masterclass and more recently performed to violinist Josef Spacek. In 2019, Sophie was awarded an LRAM teaching degree from the Royal Academy of Music. Sophie was also chosen to perform and record a new commission from composer Sadie Harrison to celebrate the Bicentenary of the Royal Academy of Music in 2021.


Sophie has performed around London as the leader of the Echo Ensemble, which has included performing the 4th Brandenburg Concerto at St George’s Hanover Square. She led the Taneyev Piano Quintet with players from the ECHO orchestra in The Elgar Room at the Royal Albert Hall. She has also performed the Bach Double Violin Concerto, Corelli Concerto Grosso op.6 for two violins and Vivaldi’s La Follia with the Marryat Players Orchestra.