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Choral (a) Adjudicators

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Frith Trezevant

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Frith is career teacher with over 26 years’ experience of teaching singers of all abilities and over a wide age range. Her father was … Read more

Jonathan Rea

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Jonathan Rea studied music at Cambridge, where he sang in the University Chamber Choir and studied piano with Peter Pettinger. He held choral and … Read more

Allison Walker-MorecroftAllison Walker-Morecroft

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Allison has had much experience with all aspects of music-making and her support for festival work has resulted in a great deal of support … Read more

Gary Sieling

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Gary Sieling was born in Bedfordshire and gained BMus at the University of London, Goldsmiths’ College. He studied organ with Nicholas Danby at the … Read more

Nancy Litten

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Nancy entered the Royal Academy of Music at age 16 on an open piano scholarship, winning prizes while there. Her teachers included Christopher Le … Read more

Michael Johnson

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Michael Johnson studied violin, piano and singing at the Royal College of Music and has taught privately for over 40 years. He has been … Read more

Belinda Mikhail

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Belinda Mikhaïl was awarded the Associated Board and Queen Mother Scholarships to study piano and singing as a joint first study at the Royal … Read more

Andrew Hansford

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Andrew Hansford, born in Berkshire, UK, holds UK music-degrees from Surrey ((UniS), Guildford), Bristol and Cambridge (St Catharine’s College) universities, and with the Open … Read more

Rebecca Moseley-Morgan

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Rebecca won scholarships to RCM and Opera School and sung professionally at Glyndebourne, WNO and Opera 80 amongst others. As a soloist she has … Read more

David Beer

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David Beer is a professional conductor and pianist. He taught music in schools, before embarking on a full-time career as a freelance conductor. He … Read more

Jacqueline Edwards

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A descendant of Dame Clara Butt, Jacqueline studied at the RCM and the Mozarteum, Salzburg. She has performed extensively in oratorio and on the … Read more

Irene Grant-Jones

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Irene Grant-Jones won the soprano prize at the Llangollen International Eisteddfod whilst a school pupil in North Wales. Studies continued at the Royal Academy … Read more

Anne Marshall

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

Gail Mortley

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Gail Mortley LRAM ARCM is a professional singer, actress and teacher.  She studied at the Royal Academy of Music, where she was awarded numerous … Read more

Robert Marsh

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Robert Marsh was educated at Oxford University where he was Organ Scholar of Keble College and won an Honours Degree in Music.  He is … Read more

Jane Wilkinson

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Jane trained as a soprano at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama and then at the Royal College of Music where she … 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

Joan Foster

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For 13 years, Joan was ‘cello teacher and lecturer in String Teaching at Birmingham Conservatoire. She has been a seminar/workshop leader for several LEAs … Read more

Frances Eagar

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Frances studied piano and clarinet at the Royal College of Music. Under the guidance of David Parkhouse, she won the Kathleen Long Chamber Music Prize, … Read more

John PomphreyJohn Pomphrey

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John trained at the Northern School of Music and Bretton Hall College. He teaches singing at a leading independent school, directs the Maia Singers … Read more

Dr Vivien Pike

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Educated at Sheffield University and the Royal Northern College of Music where she studied singing, piano and violin. Vivien has been a General Adjudicator … Read more

Yvonne Patrick

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Born in South Derbyshire, Yvonne began her professional career with D’Oyly Carte Opera Company before joining Glyndebourne Festival Opera.  She made her debut with … Read more

Dr Andrew Padmore

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Andrew studied with Sidney Harrison, Christopher Robinson, Sir Adrian Boult. He has been Head of Music in a large Grammar School, a Cathedral Organist … Read more

Benjamin Costello

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Ben is a freelance conductor, musical director, adjudicator, singing coach and accompanist, working internationally. He is also Artistic Director of Thames Concerts, Founding Director … Read more

Barry ClarkBarry Clark

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Barry studied piano and trumpet at the Royal Academy of Music. For thirty years he was Head of Music in schools in Harrow, Market … Read more

Rachel Greenwood

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RACHEL GREENWOOD studied the violin with Peter Mountain and was a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. She read music at … Read more

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

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

Jeffrey Wynn Davies

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Having initially trained as a singer with Lyndon Vanderpump in Cambridge, and Ellis Keeler at the Royal Northern College of Music, Jeffrey Wynn Davies … Read more

Rosanna Whitfield

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A graduate of the Royal College of Music, Rosanna won a coveted Exhibition Award in her first year. As a freelance oboist she performed … Read more

Colin Touchin

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Colin studied clarinet with Graham Turner (Hallé) and recorder with Ferdinand Conrad, Konrad Huenteler and Dennis Bamforth; now a freelance conductor/composer and Guest Conductor … Read more

Dr Mark Tanner

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Mark is a concert pianist, composer, and teacher, who has premièred, recorded and broadcast many works by prominent British composers and has published 16 … Read more

Alison Mary Sutton

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Alison trained at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and has had a wide-ranging career in opera, oratorio and recital. She has sung … Read more

Elizabeth Stafford

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Elizabeth Stafford was born and educated in Birmingham. She studied Music at Durham University following this with a PhD in Performance Studies at Sheffield University, … Read more

Margaret Smith

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Margaret studied piano with Dame Fanny Waterman, then the violin and piano at the Royal Academy of Music in London. Following this, she held … Read more

Keith SmithKeith Smith

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Keith studied both violin and choral/orchestral conducting at the Royal College of Music. He also holds degrees in music from Surrey and Leeds Universities. … Read more

Lesley Shrigley JonesLesley Shrigley Jones

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Lesley is a ‘cellist, pianist and singer who combines performance with teaching. As an Associated Board Scholar she studied at the Royal Northern College … Read more

Andrew Sherwood

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Born and educated in Africa, Andrew studied violin and composition at the RCM. He has performed across the world as conductor and violinist and … Read more

Angela RowleyAngela Rowley

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Angela is a graduate in German from University College, London and after a period in teaching began private singing training with, among others, Paul … Read more

Stanley RoocroftStanley Roocroft MBE

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Stanley has been the Musical Director of the Wensleydale Chorus for all of its 28 years. He also conducts the Aysgarth Singers and is … Read more

Kenneth RobertsKenneth Roberts

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Kenneth works as Musical Director for numerous companies at home and abroad. He has played and conducted at many prestigious venues including The Royal … Read more

Steven RobertsSteven Roberts

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Steven is Conductor and Music Director of Altrincham Choral Society, Chesterfield Philharmonic Choir, Honley Male Voice Choir and Sing & Discover.  He is a … Read more

Penelope Price JonesPenelope Price Jones

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Penelope Price Jones is Chairman of the Association of Teachers of Singing from July 2014-6, having been their Teacher Training Director for the past … Read more

John Powell

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Born in London and educated at Cambridge University, John Powell has spent much of his life in Manchester. He devotes his time to conducting, … Read more

David Patrick

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David was an organ pupil of Harold Darke at St. Michael’s, Cornhill, London, a piano pupil of Lina Collins (pupil of Paderewski) and Mathilde … Read more

Donal McCriskenDonal McCrisken

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Donal McCrisken is a Belfast-based musician with many years experience as a pianist, accompanist, conductor, examiner and adjudicator. He holds a BMus degree from … Read more

Barbara LoweBarbara Lowe

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Barbara Lowe is an experienced professional singer in all aspects of the vocal repertoire; she is a choral conductor and Adjudicator, and has given concerts and recitals in … Read more

Sheila Kent

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Sheila graduated from the Northern School of Music just before it was renamed RNCM and also studied at the Universities of Manchester and Leeds. … Read more

Ian KennedyIan Kennedy

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Ian was a Gold Medallist at the Guildhall School of Music. He has worked as tenor soloist in repertoire ranging from pre-Baroque to contemporary … Read more

Nicola-Jane Kemp

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A professional soprano soloist, Nicola-Jane teaches choral scholars at Clare and Queens’ Colleges, Cambridge University and in 2015 was made Head of Singing at … Read more

Gaynor KeebleGaynor Keeble

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Mezzo Soprano, Gaynor won scholarships to the University of Warwick and Royal Academy of Music. She combines a busy performing career with teaching both … Read more

Neil Jenkins

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Neil Jenkins has been singing all his life, joining his first choir at the age of 7.  He  was a Chorister at Westminster Abbey, … Read more

Sarah Jefferies

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Sarah is a vocal graduate of the Royal Academy of Music, where she studied with Josephine Veasey and Patricia Clarke. Whilst at the Academy, … Read more

Maria JaguszMaria Jagusz

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Maria Jagusz trained as a dancer before taking up a place at the Royal Northern College of Music where she was awarded the Ricordi … Read more

Kenneth HytchKenneth Ian Hytch

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Ian has spent his life in music education, performance and adjudication. His experience embraces teaching from primary school to degree level, combined with extensive … Read more

Bryan Husband

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Bryan studied at the RCM and the Welsh College of Music and Drama.  Bryan has homes in County Cork and Worcester, having spent some … Read more

Dorothy HowdenDorothy Howden

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Dorothy studied piano, voice and ‘cello at Royal Scottish Academy of Music, going on to Jordanhill College of Education. She spent 30 years as … Read more

David HoultDavid Hoult

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Professor David Hoult studied at Manchester University, the Royal Northern College of Music and Lancaster University, and is a former professional singer and brass … Read more

Luise Horrocks

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After studies at Oxford University and the Royal College of Music, Luise’s career as a professional soloist, Soprano, took her throughout the UK, Europe, … Read more

Valerie HoppeValerie Hoppé MBE

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Valerie studied singing, piano and choral conducting at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, then became Director of Music at various secondary schools, … Read more

Suzanne HigginsSuzanne Higgins

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 After studies in Yorkshire, Liège and Cologne, in which latter cities she joined the opera choruses, Suzanne taught singing in Aachen and at the … Read more

Elizabeth HayleyElizabeth Hayley

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Elizabeth trained at The Royal Academy of Music and has established a successful career as a Pianist, Jazz Pianist, Accompanist, Teacher, Vocal Coach, Musical … Read more

Richard HaslamRichard Haslam

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Richard studied at Sussex University for a degree in Education, specialising in Music and also at the Royal College of Music where he gained … Read more

Michael HancockMichael Hancock

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Michael is a distinguished musician with a career spanning over 40 years as a singer, pianist, conductor, teacher, adjudicator and examiner. He has adjudicated … Read more

Adrian GossAdrian Goss

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Tenor soloist, vocal coach, pianist, organist and choral director, Adrian studied at the Royal Academy of Music & the Guildhall. After an initial career … Read more

Stewart Fyffe

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Stewart trained in Singing and Voice Production at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music where he also studied Piano and Trombone. Following many years teaching … Read more

Jacquelyn Fugelle

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Jacquelyn Fugelle studied at the Guildhall School of Music and in Rome and Vienna. She was a prize winner in the Kathleen Ferrier Memorial … Read more

Eileen FieldEileen Field

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Soprano soloist, accompanist and choral director, Eileen studied at the Royal Academy of Music and is a teacher of singing and piano from beginners … Read more

Christopher FieldChristopher Field

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MA ARAM LRAM ARCM  Christopher Field has enjoyed a widely varied musical career. As a schoolboy he sang at the coronation service of HM … Read more

Elizabeth Emberson

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Soprano soloist, choral conductor and voice teacher; Elizabeth began singing lessons with Betty Middleton when she was eleven years old, and quickly established herself … 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

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

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

Roger Crocker

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Roger studied at the Birmingham Conservatoire and played with the CBSO, Midland Youth Orchestra and as a soloist on BBC Radio while still at … Read more

Andrea CalladineAndrea Calladine

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Andrea has a varied career as performer, teacher, conductor and adjudicator. As a singer, she has performed extensively from her wide concert, oratorio and … Read more

Gabrielle Burgin Lister

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Highly experienced vocal/choral specialist. Graduate of Royal Manchester College of Music (now RNCM); subsequent studies in London with John Carol Case, Erich Vietheer (singing) … Read more

Michael BallMichael Ball

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Michael studied at the Royal College of Music, principally with Herbert Howells and Bernard Roberts. In his final year he participated in masterclasses with … Read more

Melanie ArmitsteadMelanie Armitstead

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Melanie is a Russian and French graduate from Durham University who studied at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and the National Opera … Read more