Adjudicator & Accompanist Directory

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Jane Wilkinson, Adjudicator: Music

Jane trained as a soprano at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and then at the Royal College of Music where she... Find out more

Keith Allen, Festival: Music

Keith was awarded a scholarship to the Royal College of Music, going on to take post-graduate studies at Birmingham,... 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

John Hester, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

John trained at the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art and began work as an actor in 1979. He has also been a speech and... Find out more

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

Rachel Gregory, Adjudicator: Music

Rachel studied recorder and viol with Carl Dolmetsch and harpsichord with Ruth Dyson.

She is on the visiting panel... Find out more

Joseph Tong, Adjudicator: Music

Joseph Tong enjoys a busy and varied career as soloist, duo pianist, chamber musician, writer, teacher and adjudicator.... Find out more

Timothy McCarthy, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Timothy studied Speech & Drama at the Cork School of Music; graduated from the National University of Ireland with an MA... Find out more

Anna Markland, Adjudicator: Music

Anna has had a varied and happy musical career for over thirty years, combining performing careers both as a singer and a... Find out more

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

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

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

Judith Vardy, Adjudicator: Dance

Judith is an Examiner with the Royal Academy of Dance, holds Fellowship Status with ISTD and is a DDE Tap Tutor. She is a... 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

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

Julia Dewhurst, Adjudicator: Music

A lyric-coloratura soprano, Julia has appeared nationally and internationally on the concert and opera stage in an ongoing... Find out more

Andrew Sherwood, Adjudicator: Music

Born and educated in Africa, Andrew studied violin and composition at the RCM. He has performed across the world as... 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

Barbara Lowe, Adjudicator: Music

Barbara is an experienced professional singer in all aspects of the vocal repertoire; and is a choral conductor and vocal... Find out more

Roy Robinson, Adjudicator: Music

Viola player, pianist, ABRSM international grade, diploma and jazz examiner and viola consultant, adjudicator, workshop/... 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

Alison Seddon, Adjudicator: Dance

Alison began her dance training at her mother’s school, the Janet Ashton School of Dance, in Lincoln and then at Tozer... Find out more

Samantha Tucker, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Samantha’s love of performing started at the age of four, taking part in both amateur and professional productions and she... Find out more

Patricia Mulligan, Festival: 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

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