Adjudicator & Accompanist Directory

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June Hornby, Festival: Dance

A Fellow and Life Member of the ISTD, June has been involved in Dance Festivals since she was a Student.

She has been... Find out more

Cally Foster, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Since her first appearance in a festival at the age of five Cally has been committed to the festival movement and has... Find out more

Linda Young, Adjudicator: Dance

Linda trained at the Nesta Brooking School of Ballet and General Education. Amongst many inspiring teachers, she was... Find out more

Andrea Calladine, Adjudicator: Music

Andrea has a varied career as performer, teacher, conductor and adjudicator. She studied initially at the Birmingham School... Find out more

Anne Hodgson, Adjudicator: Music

Anne was a Junior Exhibitioner at the RCM and went on to study at TCM with Ann Cherry and GSMD with Averill Williams. She... Find out more

Judith Vardy, Adjudicator: Dance

Judith is an Examiner and Mentor with the Royal Academy of Dance, Fellowship Status and Tutor with ISTD . Certified Teacher... Find out more

Julie McLoughlin, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Julie trained at Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama, worked in the professional theatre and has full Equity membership... Find out more

John Byrne, Adjudicator: Music

John studied at the RNCM with Marjorie Clementi and then at the RAM with Ruth Harte where he won many prizes and... Find out more

Eleanor McLeod, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Eleanor comes from Swansea in Wales, where she first gained a love of the spoken word through taking LAMDA examinations,... Find out more

Susan Latham, Adjudicator: Dance

Sue trained with the late Madame Helena Lehmiski and after completing a teacher training course, taught at the Birmingham... Find out more

Maryrose Swarbrick, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Maryrose has worked extensively at all levels in the theatre, amateur and professional, in everything from pantomime to... Find out more

Jennifer Haley, Adjudicator: Dance

Jennifer trained in London from the age of five, with Tory Morgan, Maude Wells & Letty Littlewood; three inspiring... Find out more

Vicky Busby, Festival: Dance
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Murray McLachlan, Adjudicator: Music

Murray McLachlan has been adjudicating for nearly 30 years and is based in Manchester. He is chair of the European Piano... Find out more

Tish Nicoll, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Born in Aberdeen, Scotland, Tish is a Licentiate of The Guildhall School of Music and Drama. She has a wide range of... Find out more

Jacqui Ison, Adjudicator: Dance

After winning a scholarship to train at Bird College, Jacqui went on to perform professionally touring Europe and Africa.... Find out more

Stanley J Roocroft MBE, Adjudicator: Music

Stanley Roocroft of Gayle, near Hawes, North Yorkshire, educated at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Blackburn, was a... Find out more

Nicola-Jane Kemp, Adjudicator: Music

Happy to conduct virtual adjudication, Nicola-Jane has been a professional soprano soloist and currently teaches choral... Find out more

Ruth Gerald, Adjudicator: Music

Ruth was Head of Keyboard Studies at the Royal College of Music and previously Head of Keyboard at the Birmingham School of... Find out more

Susan Clark, Adjudicator: Music

Susan attended the Trinity College of Music Junior Department for ten years, then continued her studies at Cambridge and... Find out more

Jonathan Rea, Adjudicator: Music

Jonathan studied music at Cambridge, where he sang in the University Chamber Choir and studied piano with Peter Pettinger.... Find out more

Yvonne Patrick, Adjudicator: Music

Born in South Derbyshire, Yvonne began her professional career with D’Oyly Carte Opera Company before joining Glyndebourne... Find out more

Mary Ann Tear, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Mary Ann is an adjudicator with The British and International Federation of Festivals, an examiner for Trinity College... Find out more

Tanya Allen, Adjudicator: Dance

Tanya trained in the Reading area until the age of 17, making several appearances on TV and in pantomimes. She then went to... Find out more

Christine Hankin, Adjudicator: Music

Christine studied the flute at the Guildhall School of Music. She now has a successful and varied career and is currently a... Find out more