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About Will McGahon

William McGahon is a professional violinist enjoying a varied musical career as a historical performer, chamber-musician and orchestral player performing in the UK and across Europe. In 2019, William graduated from the Royal Northern College of Music gaining a First-Class Honours degree, studying with Julia Hanson. William recently undertook a year of study on the JOA historical violin masters in Saintes, France, where he studied with Margaret Faultless. William’s part-time masters course was very generously supported by the M. Delage Scholarship.

William has performed with Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Orchestrè Révolutionnaire et Romantique, Manchester Collective, The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Britten Sinfonia, La Serenissima, London Mozart Players, United Strings of Europe, English Touring Opera, Royal Northern Sinfonia, Les Musiciens du Louvre, The Wild Arts Ensemble, The Old Street Band and Sinfonia Cymru. William is a former scholarship holder for Musique á Flaine in 2017/18, Britten-Pears Baroque Young Artist 2018, OAE Academist 2022 and Monteverdi Apprentice with ORR 2019-2022.

Musical instruments & styles


Violin, Baroque Violin


Baroque, Chamber, Classical, Contemporary, Early Music

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