Adjudicator & Accompanist Directory

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Rebecca Vines, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Rebecca read journalism at Cardiff University, during which time she wrote a weekly column for The Guardian newspaper. She... Find out more

Eileen Field, Adjudicator: Music

Soprano soloist, accompanist and choral director, Eileen studied at the Royal Academy of Music and is a teacher of singing... Find out more

Mary Ann Tear, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Mary Ann is a BIFF adjudicator, an examiner for Trinity College London, choreographer, director and Performing Arts lecturer... Find out more

Nancy Litten, Adjudicator: Music

Nancy entered the Royal Academy of Music at age 16 on an open piano scholarship, winning prizes while there. She also... Find out more

Caroline Tyler, Adjudicator: Music

Award-winning concert pianist Caroline has performed at venues including the Barbican Hall in London, the Barber Institute... Find out more

Vicky Busby, Festival: Dance
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Maeve O’Donoghue, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Maeve trained in Dublin with the Olivian Players, the Brendan Smith Theatre Academy and the Leinster School of Music and... Find out more

Claire Lloyd, Accompanist: Dance
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Jacqui Ison, Adjudicator: Dance

Jacqui Ison
MA (Dist.) BA (Hons), (First Class), FISTD, FIDTA, RAD (RTS)
Jacqui has spent most of her life... 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

Belinda Mikhaïl, Adjudicator: Music

Belinda Mikhaïl was awarded the Associated Board and the Queen Mother Scholarships to study piano and singing as a joint... Find out more

Nathan James, Adjudicator: Dance

Nathan trained in the Midlands in all musical theatre and dance disciplines along with his initial teaching qualifications... 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

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

Patricia Mulligan, Adjudicator: 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

Jodie Clark, Adjudicator: Dance

Passionate about potential, creativity and motivation Jodie thrives in an adjudicator setting. She graduated from Bird... Find out more

Angela Zanders, Adjudicator: Music

Angela was born in London and started piano lessons with her father, New Zealand pianist, Douglas Zanders. She went on to... 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

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

Jena Pang, Adjudicator: Music

Jena Chun-Wah Pang is based in the United Kingdom and is celebrated for his exceptional teaching, judging competitions and... Find out more

Paul Bench, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Paul studied at London and Birmingham Universities, specialising in literary theory, then the Guildhall School in acting and... Find out more

Karen Blackburn, Adjudicator: Dance

Karen received her formative training at The Phyllis & Hilda Skinns Ballet School (Hull) and with Louise Browne (York... Find out more

Paul Trigg, Adjudicator: Speech and Drama

Paul Trigg studied English at the University of East Anglia and then trained for the stage at The American Academy of... Find out more

JACQUELINE EDWARDS, Adjudicator: Music

A descendant of Dame Clara Butt, Jacqueline studied at the RCM and the Mozarteum, Salzburg. She has performed extensively in... Find out more

Jayne Wing, Adjudicator: Dance

Jayne trained at the Drusilla Duffill School of Theatre dance in Sussex, and has been the Principal of the Pirouette Academy... Find out more