Sophie Poteratchi is in her final year of a masters degree at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama where she studies the violin with distinguished chamber musician, Andrew Watkinson. She also completed her undergraduate degree at the Guildhall School, studying both the violin and viola with Mark Knight. As an orchestral musician, Sophie has experience working with world-renowned conductors; including Sir Colin Davis, Sir Simon Rattle and Giandrea Noseda. While studying at the Guildhall School she has also benefited from receiving chamber music coaching from the Endellion and Heath quartets. Sophie is also the founder of City String Ensemble, a versatile string group which performs across London for special events and private functions.