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Music

This site is presently under continuous development.  Paging on from here, you will find all music adjudicators in alphabetical order.  On the instrument pages the adjudicators are not necessarily in alpha order in the interests of fairness.

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Or, scroll through the alphabetical list of all adjudicators (click nos at base of screen)

Christopher DalyChristopher Daly

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Christopher Daly began playing the guitar at the age of seventeen, having been inspired by a recital by the great Spanish virtuoso Andrés Segovia. … Read more

Marilynne DaviesMarilynne Davies

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Marilynne’s experience embraces performance, education and conducting and she was until recently Head of the School of Performance at the College of Ripon and … Read more

Lorraine Deacon

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Lorraine studied cello and chamber music at the Royal Academy of Music, and whilst there won the Manson Prize for the Performance of Contemporary … Read more

Helen Deakin

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Helen gained a 1st class degree from the Royal Academy of Music (piano and clarinet, joint first study) and a PGCE from Durham University. … Read more

Richard DeeringRichard Deering

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Richard has been an adjudicator member of the British and International Federation of Festivals for over 30 years adjudicating an average of 12 festivals … Read more

Julia DewhurstJulia Dewhurst

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With more than 12 years’ experience, Julia is in increasing demand as a vocal adjudicator having visited, and re-visited, festivals throughout the UK and … Read more

Philip DewhurstPhilip Dewhurst

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Philip read music at the University of Newcastle-upon-Tyne under Professor Denis Matthews where he specialised in performance on the oboe. He completed a Post … Read more

Caroline DiffleyCaroline Diffley

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

Eva Maria Doroskowska

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Eva Maria won a scholarship to study piano at the Royal Northern College of Music. With awards from the Countess of Munster and government … Read more

Sam Dunkley

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Sam studied at the University of Huddersfield.  He has gone on to sing for Opera North, in their commission ‘Songs at the Years End’, … Read more