James Douglas studied at Birmingham Conservatoire with Nicholas Roberts and Lionel Handy, and then for a Masters degree at the Royal Academy of Music with Jo Cole. James enjoys a varied career, which has seen him work in a range musical styles and contexts. James performs regularly with some of the most exciting young orchestras in London, such as Chineke! whilst enjoying playing in a number of smaller chamber groups. James is a member of the London Cello Quartet, which plays a variety of original arrangements in styles ranging from Allegri to Radiohead! James is also sought after as a session musician and has toured internationally with recording artists Laura Mvula and Freya Ridings.