Adjudicator & Accompanist Directory

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Susan Mackay, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

For 10 years, Susan ran The Fylde Stage School teaching levels of RAD and ISTD dance and LAMDA Speech and Drama before... Find out more

Susan Maguire, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Susan is a graduate of Dublin City University, and has a Post-Graduate Higher Diploma in Education, & a Licentiate... Find out more

Michelle Shore, Friends of the Federation: Music

I like to dance

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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

Maria Jagusz GRNCM FISM, Adjudicator: Music

Maria Jagusz. GRNCM.FISM

Maria Jagusz trained as a dancer before taking up a place at the Royal Northern College of... 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

Michelle Shore, Festival: Music

I like to dance

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Shelley Lowry, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Shelley has been involved in the festival movement since she was four years old. As a shy child, her mother decided to... Find out more

Chris Marlow, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Chris trained at the universities of Manchester and Oxford, winning as an undergraduate, The John Osborne Award. A member of... Find out more

Graeme Humphrey, Festival: Music

Graeme has been a teacher of piano all his professional life, both at the Royal Academy of Music for thirty-six years from... Find out more

Roy Robinson, Adjudicator: Music

Roy trained as a performer at the Royal College of Music and was a major prize winner in his 4th year of study. He was a... 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

Catherine Ingram, Adjudicator: Dance

Catherine has been the Principal of a large dance and theatre school for 30 years. After training in classical ballet,... Find out more

Deborah Norris, Board of Trustees: Dance

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

Norma Redfearn, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Norma trained at the Northern College of Speech and Drama and researched at Leicester University. She has performed... 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

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

Melanie Spanswick, Adjudicator: Music

Melanie is a British pianist, writer, teacher, composer and adjudicator, who has authored best-selling books on many aspects... Find out more

Jill Redford, 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

Claire Lloyd, Friends of the Federation: Dance
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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

Carrie Ellis, Adjudicator: Dance

BA (Hons.) FIDTA (DIS.) LIDTA, Cert Ed, Dip Arts Ed, SAC Dip, All England, Federation TDCI and Miss Dance championship... Find out more

Stanley J Roocroft MBE, Adjudicator: Music

Stanley Roocroft of Gayle, near Hawes, North Yorkshire, educated at Queen Elizabeth's Grammar School, Blackburn, was a... 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