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Philip Achille

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Name  Philip Achille
Role  Musical Artist
Education  Royal College of Music

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Philip Achille is a British harmonica player who attended Solihull School, a British independent school in the West Midlands. He is currently studying Chromatic harmonica at the Royal College of Music.


Achille is also able to play the bass and the saxophone, as well as the piano, employing both jazz and classical styles.

His recent achievements include:

  • National Harmonica League Player of the Year 2005
  • World Youth Solo Chromatic Harmonica Champion 2005
  • World Open Harmonica Champion 2005
  • Tabor Foundation Award 2006
  • Birmingham International Jazz Festival Young Musician 2006
  • Eurovision Young Musician of the Year Finalist 2008
  • Achille featured in the soundtrack for the 2007 movie Mr. Bean's Holiday.
  • Achille played the introduction section for Jon Bon Jovi's finale of the Royal Variety Performance 2007.
  • Achille also played at Andrew Lloyd Webber's birthday celebration in Hyde Park in September 2008.
  • Achille performed with Lionel Richie during 2012 for his performance on Friday Night with Jonathan Ross and for a radio appearance on Heart FM
  • Philip achille busking on london underground classical harmonica music shindler s list


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