Adjudicator & Accompanist Directory

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Nadia Lasserson, Adjudicator: Music

Nadia studied at the Royal Academy of Music, winning the Manns Memorial Prize. An experienced performer of concertos, lieder... Find out more

Roger Crocker, Adjudicator: Music

Roger studied at the Birmingham Conservatoire and played with the CBSO, Midland Youth Orchestra and as a soloist on BBC... Find out more

carol schroder, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Working in the professional theatre, television and cabaret, Carol produced her own one woman show. She teaches presentation... Find out more

Karen Blackburn, Adjudicator: Dance

Karen received her formative training with Phyllis & Hilda Skinns Ballet School (Hull), where she also studied Classical... Find out more

Vicky Busby, Festival: Dance
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Denise Skinner, Adjudicator: Dance

Denise trained at the Hylton Bromley Theatre School, studying all dance genres, drama and singing. After performance work,... Find out more

Aideen Crowley-Dynan, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Aideen has been a performer in speech, drama, music and dance from a very early age and her love of these was nurtured... Find out more

Nathan James, Adjudicator: Dance

Nathan trained in the Midlands in all Musical Theatre Disciplines along with gaining many of his early teaching... 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

John Gough, Adjudicator: Music

John enjoys a busy career as solo pianist, chamber music player, accompanist, teacher and adjudicator.

He has given... Find out more

David Hoult, Adjudicator: Music

Professor David Hoult has been an adjudicator member of the Federation for over forty years. He studied at Manchester... Find out more

Andrew Sherwood, Adjudicator: Music

Andrew has, and still does, perform in many parts of the world as conductor and violinist. He has been Professor of Violin... Find out more

Stephen Owen, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Stephen trained as a teacher of drama, speech and movement at Trinity and All Saints’ College, University of Leeds. After... Find out more

Kate Martin, Adjudicator: Dance

Kate was Janet Palmer’s first pupil and trained with her, and at Mayhew School, Northampton in RAD Ballet and ISTD Modern,... Find out more

Jayne Cooper, Adjudicator: Dance

I trained at Elmhurst and the Royal Ballet School TTC, after which I performed professionally in musical theatre and cabaret... Find out more

Vivien Pike, Adjudicator: Music

Educated at Sheffield University and the Royal Northern College of Music where she studied singing, piano, and violin,... Find out more

Maryrose Swarbrick, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Maryrose is a UK based actor and teacher. She has worked across radio,film and television, and has performed and directed... Find out more

Ben Costello, Adjudicator: Music

Ben is a freelance musical director, adjudicator, singing coach and accompanist, working internationally. He is also... Find out more

BRYAN HUSBAND, Adjudicator: Music

Bryan studied at the Royal College of Music, London, and the Welsh College of Music and Drama in Cardiff. Bryan has homes... Find out more

Susan Mackay, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

For 10 years, Susan ran The Fylde Stage School teaching levels of RAD and ISTD dance and LAMDA Speech and Drama before... Find out more

Joanne Fletcher, Adjudicator: Dance

Joanne trained at her mothers’ school, De Haviland Dance Studios, Hastings, and then opened her own school Rye Dance Centre... Find out more

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

Caroline Tyler, Adjudicator: Music

Award-winning concert pianist Caroline has performed at venues including the Barbican Hall in London, the Barber Institute... Find out more

Ellen Weeks, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Coming from an Isle of Wight family that can trace its roots back to 1563, Ellen is deeply committed to her local community... Find out more

Jena Pang, Festival: Music

Jena Chun-Wah Pang is based in the United Kingdom and has an international reputation for teaching and judging competitions... Find out more