Adjudicator & Accompanist Directory

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Nadia Hinson, Adjudicator: Music

Nadia graduated from the Royal Academy of Music after having studied the violin with Manoug Parikian and the piano with Jean... Find out more

Karen Anderson, Adjudicator: Music

Karen studied clarinet with Lewis Morrison and John Cushing at the RSAMD, winning the Glasgow Society of Musicians Prize for... 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

Eileen Field, Adjudicator: Music

Soprano soloist, accompanist and choral director, Eileen studied at the Royal Academy of Music and is a teacher of singing... Find out more

Allison Walker-Morecroft, Adjudicator: Music

Allison has had much experience with all aspects of music-making and her support for festival work has resulted in a great... Find out more

Penelope Price Jones, Adjudicator: Music

Penelope was a scholarship holder at the Royal Academy of Music in London, studying with Marjorie Thomas, following a degree... Find out more

Vivienne Cunningham, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Vivienne trained with John Holgate at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and has taught speech and drama, public... Find out more

George Logan, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Born in Northern Ireland, George became an adjudicator member of the British and International Federation of Festivals in... Find out more

Ailsa Howarth, Adjudicator: Music

Ailsa studied at the Royal Academy of Music, Oslo University and the University of East Anglia and she has been teaching the... Find out more

Rebecca Vines, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Rebecca trained as a journalist at Cardiff University – during which time she wrote a weekly column for The Guardian... Find out more

Donald McLennan, Adjudicator: Dance

Donald received his early training from Dame Marie Rambert and Andrew Hardie. His theatre credits include Opera,, Musical... 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

BARRY CLARK, Adjudicator: Music

Barry studied piano and trumpet at the Royal Academy of Music. For thirty years he was Head of Music in schools in Harrow,... Find out more

Merriel Halsall-Williams, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Merriel is an experienced teacher of English, Drama and Oral Communication Skills in the 8 to 18 years age group. As... Find out more

Jacqueline Brunjes, Adjudicator: Dance

Jacquie started dancing in her home town of Brighton before training at the Arts Educational School in London with Dame... Find out more

Angela Zanders, Adjudicator: Music

Angela was born in London and started piano lessons with her father, New Zealand pianist, Douglas Zanders. She went on to... Find out more

Patricia Snowdon, Adjudicator: Dance

Patricia was trained at the London College of Dance and Drama, having previously been an Imperial Ballet scholar. She then... Find out more

Janice Fullman, Adjudicator: Dance

Miss Janice Fullman is a member of the British International Federation of Festivals and on the adjudicating board of the... Find out more

Joan Foster, Adjudicator: Music

For 13 years, Joan was 'cello teacher and lecturer in String Teaching at Birmingham Conservatoire. She has been a... Find out more

marilynne davies, Adjudicator: Music

From her early experiences of performing in Welsh Eisteddfodau Marilynne has developed a lifelong passion and enthusiasm for... Find out more

Kathryn Hardman, Adjudicator: Music

Kathryn trained as a violinist at the Royal Northern College of Music, graduating with distinction both in performance and... Find out more

Jill Redford-Spencer, Adjudicator: Dance

Jill was Arts Awards Ballet champion at the age of twelve and went on to train at the Bird College of Performing Arts,... Find out more

Paul Bench, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Paul studied at London and Birmingham Universities, specialising in literary theory, then the Guildhall School in acting and... Find out more

Kathleen Davis, Adjudicator: Dance

Kathleen received all of her dance training at the prestigious Ethel Hardy School of Dance in the North East of England.... Find out more

Maria Jagusz, Adjudicator: Music

Maria trained as a dancer before taking up a place at the Royal Northern College of Music where she was awarded the Ricordi... Find out more