Ursula Leveaux was Principal Bassoon with the Scottish Chamber Orchestra from 1987 to 2007. She has been a member of the Nash Ensemble since 1997 and in 2011 was appointed Principal Bassoon to the Academy of Ancient Music. She is frequently invited to appear as guest principal with major orchestras and ensembles in Britain and throughout Europe, and is a regular contributor to BBC Radio 3. Her numerous recordings include the Schubert Octet and Beethoven Septet with the Nash Ensemble, solo concertos by Mozart, Vivaldi and Maxwell Davies with the SCO and, with the AAM, all the Bach Orchestral Suites. She has given classes at all the major music colleges in Britain and as far afield as Toronto and Hong Kong. She has been a member of the senior faculty at Marlboro Music in the United States and has been invited to sit on the Jury for the ARD International Music Competition in Munich.