Adjudicator & Accompanist Directory

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Kim Gilbert, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Kim originally trained as a professional actress at GSA and also later studied for an LGSM at the Guildhall School of Music... Find out more

Norma Felstead (Prof =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

Caroline Clemmow, Adjudicator: Music

Caroline has a rich and varied musical background. As a violinist she led the Kent Youth Orchestra and was subsequently... Find out more

Anne Marshall, Adjudicator: Music

Anne grew up in a musical family on the Isle of Wight, conducting her first choir at 14 and taking part annually in the Isle... Find out more

Vicky Busby, Festival: Dance
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Richard Haslam, Adjudicator: Music

Richard studied for at Sussex University for a degree in Education, specialising in Music and also at the Royal College of... Find out more

Vivienne Redford, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Vivienne has studied Speech and Drama since the age of four and has been teaching the subject since 1980. She is Head of... Find out more

Donal McCrisken, Adjudicator: Music

Donal is a Belfast-based musician with many years experience as a pianist, accompanist, conductor, examiner and adjudicator... Find out more

Graham Dickie, Adjudicator: Music

Graham studied piano, singing and conducting at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama.

On graduating from the... Find out more

Claire Lloyd, Adjudicator: Dance
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Jayne Cooper, Adjudicator: Dance

I trained at Elmhurst and the Royal Ballet School TTC, after which I performed professionally in musical theatre and cabaret... 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

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

Claire Lloyd, Board of Trustees: Dance
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Oliver Gledhill, Adjudicator: Music

Oliver Gledhill was a Foundation Scholar at University College School and an Entrance Scholar at the Guildhall School of... Find out more

Ailbhe Garvey-Hughes, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Ailbhe received a Fellowship in Speech and Drama from the London College of Music and a Licentiate from Trinity College. A... Find out more

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

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

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

Philip Dewhurst, Adjudicator: Music

Philip Dewhurst BA Hons PGCE FISM

Philip Dewhurst was born and educated in Bolton, Lancashire. He read music at the... Find out more

Maryrose Swarbrick, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Maryrose is a UK based actor and teacher. She has worked across radio,film and television, and has performed and directed... Find out more

Claire, Festival
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Stanley 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

Priscilla Morris, Board of Trustees: 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

Frances Colyer, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Frances trained at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London (Teacher’s Diploma in Speech & Drama). She worked as... Find out more