savitri grierBorn in 1992, Savitri read Music at Christ Church, Oxford, graduating with 1st Class Honours, and is currently undertaking a Masters at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama studying with David Takeno. Awards include 1st Prize at the Oxford Philomusica and Tunbridge Wells International Competitions

Savitri has given recitals and taken part in festivals across Europe including Musique à Marsac in France, IMS Prussia Cove and the Holland International Music Sessions. She has participated in masterclasses with Ferenc Rados, Johannes Goritski, Maxim Vengerov, András Keller, Anne-Sophie Mutter and Thomas Adès.

Highlights as a soloist include performances of the Sibelius and Tchaikovsky Concertos with Oxford Philomusica, Mozart with the Barbican Young Orchestra and Mendelssohn with the English Festival Orchestra at the Royal Albert Hall.

A committed chamber musician Savitri has collaborated with Susan Tomes, Christoph Richter, Steven Isserlis and Alasdair Beatson, and regularly gives recitals with the Grier Trio.

Savitri is grateful for support from Help Musicians UK, the Philharmonia Orchestra/Martin Musical Scholarship Fund, Hattori Foundation and the Countess of Munster Musical Trust.

In 2015 Savitri was selected for the Philip & Dorothy Green Award for Young Concerts Artists.  Making Music is the UK’s leading organisation for voluntary music, with over 3,000 music groups in membership. Its Philip and Dorothy Green Award for Young Concert Artists (AYCA) has helped to launch the careers of dozens of young musicians since its creation in 1961, including Steven Isserlis, Elizabeth Watts and Ian Bostridge. In 2002, the Philip and Dorothy Green Music Trust secured the future of AYCA with the largest single donation Making Music has ever received.