Rhuti Carr is Principal Oboe in The Handel Collection. She was awarded a scholarship to study at the Royal College of Music with Sarah Francis and John Anderson. After graduating in 200, she founded Painting Music, a chamber music and visual arts performance group which gained five star reviews and an Editors’ Award given to the ‘most exciting and innovative elements of the Edinburgh Festival’. Rhuti performs regularly as soloist and chamber musician with a variety of ensembles and has recently premiered works by Hannah Kendall and Gordon Carr. She is currently working on a recording of music for oboe and voice due for release by the end of 2011.