Adjudicator & Accompanist Directory

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Andrew Padmore, Adjudicator: Music

Andrew studied with Sidney Harrison, Christopher Robinson, Sir Adrian Boult. He has been Head of Music in a large Grammar... Find out more

Deborah Balding-Brittain, Adjudicator: Music

For as long as Deborah can remember, music has been a very important part of her life.  She started playing the piano at the... 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

Priscilla Morris, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Priscilla was a member of the National Youth Theatre before training at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama in London... Find out more

Elizabeth Emberson, Adjudicator: Music

Soprano soloist, choral conductor and voice teacher, Elizabeth began singing lessons with Betty Middleton when she was... 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

Jonathan Owen, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Jonathan trained as a Drama & Music teacher at St. Peter’s College, Birmingham University’s Faculty of Education. He... Find out more

Jean-Marc Perret, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Jean-Marc trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.

Theatre credits include working at the Royal Shakespeare... Find out more

Audrey Behan, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Audrey gained an MA in Drama and Performance Theory from University College, Dublin, then LGSM and LLCM teaching diplomas.... Find out more

Philip Thrupp, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Philip studied for a Diploma in Fine Art and Theatre Design at the Exeter College of Art and trained in speech and drama at... Find out more

Linda Young, Adjudicator: Dance

Linda trained at the Nesta Brooking School of Ballet and General Education. Amongst many inspiring teachers, she was... Find out more

Jayne Cooper, Adjudicator: Dance

In these challenging times I believe we need to be positive and proactive in finding new ways to move forward and encourage... Find out more

Caroline Diffley, Adjudicator: Music

Caroline studied at the Royal College of Music and spent a term at the Academia Chigiana in Siena. Her first teaching post... Find out more

Louise Manders, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Louise first trod the boards when only five days old. Her professional theatrical career, which included repertory, musicals... Find out more

Lorraine Deacon, Adjudicator: Music

At the Royal Academy of Music Lorraine studied the ’cello with Douglas Cummings and chamber music with Sidney Griller, and... 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

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

Katrina Mulvihill, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Katrina studied at The Rose Bruford College of Speech and Drama and feels privileged to have been part of the unique three... Find out more

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

Christopher Field, Adjudicator: Music

Christopher has enjoyed a widely varied musical career. As a schoolboy he sang at the coronation service of HM Queen in... Find out more

Ann Bauer, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Ann has spent her working life in education teaching in secondary and primary schools, theatres, university and therapy... Find out more

Malcolm Green, Adjudicator: Music

Malcolm studied clarinet at the Royal Academy of Music, where he won many prizes as well as a First Class degree and the... Find out more

Christopher Daly, Adjudicator: Music

Christopher began playing the guitar at the age of seventeen, having been inspired by a recital by the great Spanish... 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

Deborah Norris, Adjudicator: Dance

A graduate of Elmhurst Ballet School, Deborah continued her training at the University College of Ripon and York St John,... Find out more