Simon Couzens - Britten Sinfonia

Simon Couzens

Simon Couzens is Sub-Principal Bassoon of the Britten Sinfonia; and Co-Principal Bassoon of the Orchestra of English  National Opera, where Simon has been a member since 1997.

Simon was born in Brighton; read Music at Jesus College, Cambridge; and studied bassoon with Ian Cuthill, at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

As a student, Simon was Principal Bassoon of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.