Adjudicator & Accompanist Directory

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Maeve O'Donoghue, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Maeve trained in Dublin with the Olivian Players, the Brendan Smith Theatre Academy and the Leinster School of Music and... Find out more

Christine Barron, Adjudicator: Music

Christine was born and educated in Birmingham. She started her musical career as a freelance percussionist which included... Find out more

Oliver Gledhill, Adjudicator: Music

Oliver Gledhill, cellist, was a Scholar at the Guildhall School of Music and won numerous awards including the ISTEL/... 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

Mark Tanner, Adjudicator: Music

Mark is a concert pianist, composer, writer and teacher, who has premièred, recorded and broadcast many works by prominent... Find out more

Luan Shaw, Adjudicator: Music

Luan Shaw MEd MA PgDip BA(Hons) ABSM(P) ABSM(T) PgCLTHE PgCRP HonRBC SFHEA

Luan has been an adjudicator member of the... Find out more

Colin Touchin, Adjudicator: Music

Colin studied clarinet with Graham Turner (Hallé) and recorder with Ferdinand Conrad, Konrad Huenteler and Dennis Bamforth;... Find out more

Tim, Accompanist

Tim studied music at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, and is now a freelance musician based in Manchester. As well as... Find out more

Anthony Williams, Adjudicator: Music

Concert pianist, writer, lecturer, ABRSM examiner and moderator, and festival adjudicator, Anthony studied at the Royal... Find out more

Frances Eagar, Adjudicator: Music

Frances studied piano and clarinet at the Royal College of Music. Under the guidance of David Parkhouse, she won the... 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

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

Alan MacLean, Adjudicator: Music

After graduating with distinction from The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Alan continued his studies with internationally... 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

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

Helen Deakin, Adjudicator: Music

Helen studied piano and clarinet at the Royal Academy of Music, taking both instruments as joint first study. She has... Find out more

Fiona Berry, Adjudicator: Music

Fiona is a freelance music teacher,creative artist and tutor based in Lancashire. She is a graduate of Huddersfield... Find out more

Nicola-Jane Kemp, Adjudicator: Music

A professional soprano soloist, Nicola-Jane teaches choral scholars at Clare College, Cambridge University and in 2015 was... Find out more

Dorothy Howden, Adjudicator: Music

After graduating from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music (now the Royal Scottish Conservatoire) where she studied piano,... 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

John Powell, Adjudicator: Music

Born in London and educated at Cambridge University, John Powell has been involved in music in Manchester for 40 years –... Find out more

Sammy Murray, Adjudicator: Dance

Sammy is a TV and Film choreographer/ Movement Director currently working on a new Netflix drama due to be aired mid 2020.... Find out more

Jill, Accompanist

Jill trained at Chetham’s School of Music and The Guildhall School of Music & Drama. She is a freelance accompanist.... 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

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