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Strings (d) Adjudicators

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Iona Zuiderwijk

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Iona was born in Liverpool and began playing the violin under teacher Peter Mountain. She was a pupil at Chethams and Wells Cathedral school … Read more

Jena Pang

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Jena Pang has had a distinguished dual career in law and music and recently retired from being a solicitor in order to devote more … Read more

Fiona Berry

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Fiona is a freelance music teacher,creative artist and tutor based in Lancashire. She is a graduate of Huddersfield University where she studied Saxophone with Richard Ingham … Read more

Susan Collier

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Susan has a lifelong passion for communication through music. Inspired, at the age of three, by her first public performance as a violinist at … Read more

Fiona McLean-Buechel

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Fiona is a founder member of NYOS and an alumnus of St Mary’s Music School. On leaving St Mary’s she trained at the Royal … Read more

Nancy Litten

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Nancy entered the Royal Academy of Music at age 16 on an open piano scholarship, winning prizes while there. Her teachers included Christopher Le … Read more

Michael Johnson

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Michael Johnson studied violin, piano and singing at the Royal College of Music and has taught privately for over 40 years. He has been … Read more

Lorraine Deacon

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Lorraine studied cello and chamber music at the Royal Academy of Music, and whilst there won the Manson Prize for the Performance of Contemporary … Read more

Gillian Oswell

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Gillian Oswell, born and raised in Kent, England, started playing the piano at six years of age and gained her LRAM whilst still at … Read more

Nadia Hinson

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Nadia Hinson, GRSM (hons) LRAM LTCL, graduated from the Royal Academy of Music after having studied the violin with Manoug Parikian and the piano … Read more

Anne Marshall

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Anne grew up in a musical family on the Isle of Wight, conducting her first choir at 14 and taking part annually in the … Read more

Graham Fitch

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Graham studied piano at the RCM, where he won the Hopkinson Gold Medal, then at the Manhattan School of Music with Nina Svetlanova. He … Read more

Joan Foster

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For 13 years, Joan was ‘cello teacher and lecturer in String Teaching at Birmingham Conservatoire. She has been a seminar/workshop leader for several LEAs … Read more

John Foster

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John studied piano with Kendall Taylor and Dennis Matthews (masterclasses). He has worked extensively as accompanist for singers and instrumentalists and in chamber groups, … Read more

Melanie Spanswick

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Melanie studied at the Royal College of Music where she won many prizes and graduated with a Master’s degree.  She has performed at all … Read more

Frances Eagar

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Frances studied piano and clarinet at the Royal College of Music. Under the guidance of David Parkhouse, she won the Kathleen Long Chamber Music Prize, … Read more

Kathryn Page

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Kathryn studied at the Royal College of Music and went to Canada on a Menuhin Scholarship. She has given over 20 recitals at the … Read more

Caroline ClemmowCaroline Clemmow

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Caroline has a rich and varied musical background. As a violinist she led the Kent Youth Orchestra and was subsequently awarded a piano scholarship … Read more

Kay Tucker

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Kay Tucker was born in Sheffield, Yorkshire and began studies on the cello at the age of 12, continuing studies at the Guildhall School … Read more

Alan MacLean

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A graduate of the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Alan received the award for the most outstanding student in his final year. … Read more

Jane Lister

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Jane has wide experience in playing and teaching the harp. Jane read Music at Cambridge and went on to study the harp at Brussels Conservatoire … Read more

Dennis Lee

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Dennis studied piano at the Royal College of Music, Vienna Academy and in Milan. His degree is from London University and he also has … Read more

Sally LaneSally Lane

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Sally studied at the Royal College with Edward Walker (Flute) and John Dyer (Viola). Her first professional experience was in orchestras, freelancing in London … Read more

James KirbyJames Kirby

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James gives recitals throughout the UK including Wigmore Hall, Edinburgh and Aldeburgh festivals and extensively in Europe. He studied at the Moscow Conservatoire and … Read more

Graeme Humphrey

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Graeme Humphrey has been a teacher of piano all his professional life, both at the Royal Academy of Music for thirty-six years from 1974 … Read more

Ailsa HowarthAilsa Howarth

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Ailsa studied at the Royal Academy of Music, Oslo University and the University of East Anglia and she has been teaching the piano for … Read more

Rachel Greenwood

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RACHEL GREENWOOD studied the violin with Peter Mountain and was a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. She read music at … Read more

Oliver GledhillDr Oliver Gledhill

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Dr Oliver Gledhill PhD MA(Mtpp) PGCA ARCM, cellist, was a Scholar at the Guildhall School of Music and won numerous awards including the ISTEL/Redditch … Read more

Christopher Elton

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Christopher received most of his musical education at the Royal Academy of Music, where he gained the Academy’s highest performing award, the DipRAM, on … Read more

Christopher DalyChristopher Daly

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Christopher Daly began playing the guitar at the age of seventeen, having been inspired by a recital by the great Spanish virtuoso Andrés Segovia. … Read more

Elizabeth Brazier

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Elizabeth Brazier was born in London and is a Graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, where she studied piano with Guy Jonson and … Read more

Timothy Barratt

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Timothy studied on a scholarship at the Royal Academy of Music and in Paris with Vlado Perlemuter. As well as performing as solo pianist, … Read more

Christina ThomsonChristina Thomson

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Christina studied horn, piano and singing at the Royal Academy of Music. A career in Bavaria followed, before she returned to London to perform … Read more

Ivan ScottIvan Scott

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Ivan’s training included guitar performing under Oliver Hunt, Professor of Guitar at the London College of Music and master-classes in Spain with Emilio Pujol, … Read more

Margaret Murray-McLeod

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Margaret studied piano at the Royal Academy of Music, as well as clarinet, singing and composition, being awarded the Scott Huxley Prize for piano … Read more

Murray McLachlan KSJ

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Murray has made over 40 commercial recordings which have consistently received outstanding reviews, including ‘key recording’ and ‘rosette’ status in the Penguin Guide to … Read more

Nadia LassersonNadia Lasserson

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Nadia studied at the Royal Academy of Music, winning the Manns Memorial Prize. An experienced performer of concertos, lieder and chamber music, she also … Read more

Gill JohnstonGill Johnston

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Gillian studied the bassoon with Archie Camden at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and, after a period of freelance playing, concentrated on … Read more

Kathryn Hardman

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Kathryn trained as a violinist at the Royal Northern College of Music, graduating with distinction both in performance and teaching, subsequently working as a … Read more

Caroline DiffleyCaroline Diffley

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Caroline studied at the Royal College of Music and spent a term at the Academia Chigiana in Siena. Her first teaching post was at … Read more

Helen Deakin

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Helen gained a 1st class degree from the Royal Academy of Music (piano and clarinet, joint first study) and a PGCE from Durham University. … Read more

Liz ChildsLiz Childs

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Liz studied Flute with Gareth Morris and Piano with Graeme Humphrey at the RAM and has performed all over the world. Her varied life … Read more

Richard ChesterRichard Chester MBE

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Richard attended the Royal Academy of Music and initially worked with the BBC before joining the Scottish National Orchestra (now RSNO) where he was … Read more

Daniel ChandlerDaniel Chandler

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Daniel received his early musical education on the Fylde Coast in Lancashire. After studying in Manchester, he was awarded a place at the Royal … Read more

Jeffrey Wynn Davies

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Having initially trained as a singer with Lyndon Vanderpump in Cambridge, and Ellis Keeler at the Royal Northern College of Music, Jeffrey Wynn Davies … Read more

Margaret Smith

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Margaret studied piano with Dame Fanny Waterman, then the violin and piano at the Royal Academy of Music in London. Following this, she held … Read more

Keith SmithKeith Smith

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Keith studied both violin and choral/orchestral conducting at the Royal College of Music. He also holds degrees in music from Surrey and Leeds Universities. … Read more

Lesley Shrigley JonesLesley Shrigley Jones

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Lesley is a ‘cellist, pianist and singer who combines performance with teaching. As an Associated Board Scholar she studied at the Royal Northern College … Read more

Andrew Sherwood

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Born and educated in Africa, Andrew studied violin and composition at the RCM. He has performed across the world as conductor and violinist and … Read more

Roy RobinsonRoy Robinson

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Roy studied at the Royal College of Music as a joint first study viola player and pianist with Frederick Riddle and Angus Morrison. As … Read more

Donal McCriskenDonal McCrisken

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Donal McCrisken is a Belfast-based musician with many years experience as a pianist, accompanist, conductor, examiner and adjudicator. He holds a BMus degree from … Read more

Dorothy HowdenDorothy Howden

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Dorothy studied piano, voice and ‘cello at Royal Scottish Academy of Music, going on to Jordanhill College of Education. She spent 30 years as … Read more

Richard HaslamRichard Haslam

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Richard studied at Sussex University for a degree in Education, specialising in Music and also at the Royal College of Music where he gained … Read more

Michael HancockMichael Hancock

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Michael is a distinguished musician with a career spanning over 40 years as a singer, pianist, conductor, teacher, adjudicator and examiner. He has adjudicated … Read more

Christopher FieldChristopher Field

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MA ARAM LRAM ARCM  Christopher Field has enjoyed a widely varied musical career. As a schoolboy he sang at the coronation service of HM … Read more

Marilynne DaviesMarilynne Davies

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Marilynne’s experience embraces performance, education and conducting and she was until recently Head of the School of Performance at the College of Ripon and … Read more

Michael BallMichael Ball

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Michael studied at the Royal College of Music, principally with Herbert Howells and Bernard Roberts. In his final year he participated in masterclasses with … Read more