Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Tutors and Staff (A to Z)

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  • Andrew Tweed

    Saxophone Tutor

    Originally from Northern Ireland, Andy studied clarinet and saxophone at Birmingham Conservatoire.  While still a student he joined Saxtet which over 18 years became one the UK’s leading saxophone quartets (eventually a quintet) performing all over the world with their unique repertoire of their own arrangements and...

  • Gareth Twigg

    Bassson & Contrabassoon Tutor

    Gareth Twigg is Principal Contrabassoon of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, a position he has held since 2009. Under the tenure of Chief Conductor Vasily Petrenko, highlights include recording the complete Shostakovich Symphonies for Naxos, and playing the solo Contrabassoon part to ‘Never Smile at a Crocodile’. ...

  • Nathaniel Vallois

    Senior Violin Tutor

    Nathaniel Vallois is Senior Violin Tutor at the Birmingham Conservatoire and is on the violin and chamber music staff at the Purcell School of Music. Besides his teaching and concert activities in the U.K., he is regularly invited to perform, broadcast and give masterclasses abroad (U.S.A, China, France, Italy, Germany, Spain,...

  • Eduardo Vassallo

    Cello Tutor

    Eduardo Vassallo began his studies in his native Buenos Aires, Argentina, and by the age of 17 he was a founder member of the String Quartet of the National Radio, and the solo cellist of the National Symphony Orchestra. He then came to Europe to continue his studies at the International Menuhin Music Academy in Gstaad,...

  • Errollyn Wallen

    Composition Tutor

    Errollyn Wallen is an award-winning composer and lyricist. Her works include symphonies, ballets, operas and chamber music. Recent large-scale commissions include two works featuring the London Symphony Orchestra for the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games – PRINCIPIA, for massed choirs and orchestra, and...

  • Ian Wallman

    Music Technology Tutor

    With over two decades in the music industry, Ian Wallman's career has witnessed a wide range of experiences; a UK top ten hit, major record and publishing deals in both the UK and USA, an Ivor Nevollo nomination plus countless recording, engineering and writing credits to his name. Following a successful career within Radio,...

  • Robin Ward

    Early Harp Tutor

    New Zealander Robin Ward, a graduate of Victoria University of Wellington New Zealand, is the first New Zealander to complete post-graduate studies in historical harp performance at a New Zealand University. Since completing his studies Robin had performed numerous recitals throughout Australia, Bermuda, Brazil, France, Germany...

  • Jeremy Watt

    Visiting Double Bass Tutor

    Graduating in 1999 with an Honours degree in Performance on double bass, from the Queensland Conservatorium, Jeremy Watt spent two years freelancing with a number of symphony orchestras in Australia before relocating to London. Through 1998 and 1999, Jeremy attended programs at the Australian National Academy of Music, and in...

  • Mr Andrew Watts

    Baroque & Classical Bassoon Consultant

    Baroque bassoonist and multi-instrumentalist Andrew (Andy) Watts is a founder member and Associate Principal Bassoon of The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, and founder and director of folk/early music group The Carnival Band. After graduating from Cambridge University he studied bassoon and recorder at the Guildhall...

  • Richard Weigall

    Oboe Tutor

    Richard Weigall is a freelance oboist and private oboe teacher. He followed a post asPrincipal Oboe with English National Opera (1967-69) with a substantial commitment to the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, of which he was Principal Oboe from 1969 to 1992. His appearances as Guest Principal Oboe include Academy of St....

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