Adjudicator & Accompanist Directory

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Sheila Kent, Adjudicator: Music

Sheila graduated from the Northern School of Music just before it was renamed RNCM and also studied at the Universities of... Find out more

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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

Oliver Gledhill, Adjudicator: Music

Oliver Gledhill was a Foundation Scholar at University College School and an Entrance Scholar at the Guildhall School of... Find out more

Gaynor Keeble, Adjudicator: Music

Mezzo Soprano, Gaynor won scholarships to the University of Warwick and Royal Academy of Music. She combines a busy... Find out more

Luan Shaw, Adjudicator: Music


Luan has been an adjudicator member of the... 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

Marcia Carr, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Marcia trained at Royal Holloway University of London. She trained in music, dance and drama, and currently facilitates... Find out more

Judey Struth, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Judey has been involved with Festivals as a performer, teacher and parent for over 50 years. She is an Associate of Trinity... Find out more

Gary Sieling, Adjudicator: Music

Gary was born in Bedfordshire and educated at Dunstable Grammar School. He read for his BMus degree at the University of... Find out more

Andrew Hansford, Adjudicator: Music

Andrew Hansford, born in Berkshire, UK, holds UK music-degrees from Surrey ((UniS), Guildford), Bristol and Cambridge (St... 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

Janine Diamond, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Janine participated in her first festival at the age of five and, prior to her professional training, she was a committed... Find out more

Jacqueline Brunjes, Festival: Dance

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

Robert Bailey, Adjudicator: Music

Robert is a ‘cellist, pianist and conductor. He attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and has enjoyed a varied... Find out more

Neil Jenkins, Adjudicator: Music

Neil has been singing all his life, joining his first choir at the age of 6. He was a Chorister at Westminster Abbey, and... Find out more

Rosanna Whitfield, Adjudicator: Music

As an experienced adjudicator member of The British and International Federation of Festivals, Rosanna is regularly called... Find out more

Nancy Litten, Adjudicator: Music

Nancy entered the Royal Academy of Music at age 16 on an open piano scholarship, winning prizes while there. She also... Find out more

Michael Schreider, Adjudicator: Music

Graduate of Moscow Conservatoire College and St Petersburg Conservatoire, Michael has experience of teaching children and... Find out more

Kathryn Hardman, Adjudicator: Music

Kathryn trained as a violinist at the Royal Manchester (now Royal Northern) College of Music, graduating with distinction... Find out more

Elaine Smith, Adjudicator: Music

Elaine studied piano and flute as joint first studies at the London College of Music where she won the Westminster Prize and... Find out more

Gill Johnston, Adjudicator: Music

Gillian studied the bassoon with Archie Camden at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and, after a period of freelance... Find out more

Patricia Mulligan, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Patricia has been involved in the festival movement from an early age, performing in festivals and feiseanna all over... 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

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