Adjudicator & Accompanist Directory

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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

James Kirby, Adjudicator: Music

James is a popular adjudicator for the British and International Federation of Festivals. He has been delighted to work at... Find out more

June Hornby, Adjudicator: Dance

A Fellow and Life Member of the ISTD, June has been involved in Dance Festivals since she was a Student.

She has been... Find out more

Jacqueline Brunjes, Adjudicator: Dance

Jacquie Brunjes is a multifaceted artist and choreographer, currently serving as Chair of All England Dance & UK Young... Find out more

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

Nicola-Jane Kemp, Adjudicator: Music

Nicola-Jane has been a professional soprano soloist and currently teaches choral scholars at Clare College, Cambridge... Find out more

Elizabeth Childs, Adjudicator: Music

Liz studied Flute with Gareth Morris and Piano with Graeme Humphrey at the RAM and has performed all over the world. Her... 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

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

Alison Marlow, Adjudicator: Dance

Alison is the founder and CEO of National Performing Arts Alliance (NPAA), a dynamic and innovative awarding organisation.... Find out more

Elizabeth Brazier, Adjudicator: Music

Elizabeth was born in London and is a Graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, where she studied piano with Guy Jonson and ‘... Find out more

Karen Newby, Accompanist: Music
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Jill Redford, Festival: 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

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

Joanne Fletcher, Adjudicator: Dance

Joanne trained at her mother's school, De Haviland Dance Studios, Hastings, and then opened her own school Rye Dance... 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

Julie McKenna, Adjudicator: Dance

Julie was born in Glasgow, and trained at the prestigious Laine Theatre Arts, in Epsom, Surrey.

Julie has several... Find out more

Anita Downey, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Anita is head of Speech and Drama at a large, flourishing Secondary School. This involves work to Diploma level in Speech,... Find out more

Elizabeth Crabtree, Adjudicator: Music

After graduating from Cambridge, Libby sang and recorded with The Sixteen and other leading Baroque ensembles for over 30... 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

fiona mclean-buechel, Adjudicator: Music

Fiona is a specialist strings adjudicator for the British and International Federation of Festivals and has recently been... Find out more

Paul Harris, Adjudicator: Music

Paul Harris is one of the UK’s most influential music educationalists. He
studied the clarinet at the Royal Academy of... Find out more

Andrew Sherwood, Adjudicator: Music

Andrew has, and still does, perform in many parts of the world as conductor and violinist. He has been Professor of Violin... 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

Steven Roberts, Adjudicator: Music

Steven has been a music adjudicator since 2001; has sat on the Adjudicators Council and was Chair of the Board of Trustees... Find out more