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Jemma Love
Connecting Stars Emerging Artist

Jemma Love is a London-based saxophonist and woodwind doubler active on the commercial,  orchestral and musical theatre circuit. She made her off West End debut in 2018, playing in in  Assasins (Sevans Productions/Pleasance). Other off West End Work has included Nice Work If  You Can Get It (OVATION/Upstairs at the Gatehouse). Since 2018, Jemma has played for six  shows held at the Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts, and has played for productions at Laine  Theatre Arts School (A Little Night Music), Mountview (Guys and Dolls), Momentum Performing  Arts Academy (Cabaret) and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama (Fiddler on the Roof).  

Recent commercial engagements include the Suron Ki Mehfil 2020 UK Tour, a performance on  personal finance show The Martin Lewis Money Show (Shiver Productions/ITV Studios), Sleeping  Beauty (Enchanted Entertainment/Tyne Theatre and Opera House) and Cinderella (QDos  Productions/Theatre Royal Plymouth).  As a classically-trained saxophonist and clarinettist, Jemma has performed in several orchestral  and opera performances. She is the first-call saxophone the Young Musicians Symphony  Orchestra 2022-23 season and performed on the Woman of the World Orchestra’s

Sandi Toksvig’s  Mirth Control on International Women’s Day at the Royal Festival Hall. She enjoys performing for  opera, and was part of the world premieres of Blind and Eintanzer at the Guildhall School of Music  and Drama. Jemma has played with the saxophone ensemble at both Guildhall and the Royal  Academy of Music, taking projects to venues such as Milton Court and Ely Cathedral. 

Jemma teaches both privately and at Maplesden Noakes School, Maidstone, and has given  performances, masterclasses and workshops with her saxophone quartet at schools around the  country. Her quartet have also given recitals at St. Mary le Bow, London and at the birthday party  of the Russian Ambassador to the United Kingdom at Morton’s Club London.  

Originally from Epsom, Jemma graduated with first class honours from the Guildhall School of  Music and Drama in 2021. From 2015-17 she studied at the Junior Department of Trinity College  of Music where she was awarded the Cassal Prize for Woodwind. In 2017, Jemma performed at  the BBC Proms as part of the BBC Proms Youth Ensemble premiering a new work by Michael  Gordon. She was also a member of the National Youth Music Theatre in 2019 (Growl UK Premiere  Tour).