Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Tutors and Staff (A to Z)

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  • Chris Gibbons

    Music Technology Tutor

    Chris Gibbons has been a music industry professional for over 40 years. He is a composer/ arranger for media music with world-wide credits from major music and film production houses. He was at the forefront of the revolution in music technology and worked as a product specialist and consultant for Yamaha and Roland,...

  • Katharine Gittings

    Violin Tutor

    Katharine Gittings joined the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra in 1987 under Sir Simon Rattle and has since performed in numerous prestigious concerts, recordings and international tours with the Orchestra. Katharine has also toured and made recordings with the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group with conductors including...

  • Owen Gunnell

    Percussion Tutor (Outreach, Solo & Contemporary Percussion, Percussion Ensemble)

    Owen graduated from the Royal College of Music in 2003 and then became a Junior Fellow from 2004-2006. Since, Owen has had an extremely varied career, appearing as a soloist with orchestras such as the BBC Symphony, BBC Concert, Melbourne Symphony, BBC Philharmonic, Philharmonia, Sinfonia Viva, Macedonian Symphony, Britten...

  • Dr Janet K Halfyard

    Director of Studies (Undergraduate)

    Dr Janet K. Halfyard is Director of Undergraduate Studies at Birmingham Conservatoire, part of Birmingham City University,where she teaches courses on film and TV music, and on twentieth century and contemporary music. Her publications include Danny Elfman’sBatman: a film score guide (Scarecrow Press, 2004), Music in Cult TV...

  • Judith Hall

    Flute Tutor

    Judith Hall has long experience of advanced-level teaching. She has given masterclasses worldwide and audjudicated for competitions including the final of the BBC Young Musician of the Year. She began her career as Co-Principal Flute of the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House, and has since appeared as a soloist abroad in many...

  • Dr Andrew Hamilton

    Composition Tutor

    Andrew Hamilton was born in Dublin in 1977 and studied in Ireland, England and The Netherlands. His composition teachers included Kevin Volans, Anthony Gilbert and Louis Andriessen. Awards include first prize in the 2001 Opera Prima Europa competition in Rome and the 2002 prize at the 8th International Young Composers Forum in...

  • Lionel Handy

    Cello Tutor

    As a scholarship student at the Royal Academy of Music, Lionel Handy won all the prizes for cello and chamber music, including the prestigious Moir Carnegie Recital Diploma prize and Principal's Prize. He was awarded first prize in the Muriel Taylor Competition by Jacqueline du Pre and with several other important scholarship...

  • Tom Hardy

    Bassoon Reed Making Specialist

    Tom Hardy is a freelance bassoon and contra bassoon player and has played with many of the UK's leading orchestras and ensembles including the English Chamber Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Britten Sinfonia, BBC Symphony Orchestra, BBC Concert Orchestra, Welsh National Opera, Ulster Orchestra, and the Trondheim...

  • Professor Michael Harris

    Senior Woodwind Tutor

    Michael Harris' distinguished career includes 31 years with the Philharmonia Orchestra (1974-2005) alongside a busy freelance career performing with groups such as the Nash Ensemble and London Winds. A keen interest in early clarinets has led to work with period instrument groups including the English Concert , English...

  • Sally Harrop

    Clarinet Tutor

    Sally studied music at the Birmingham Conservatoire with Janet Hilton, John Fuest and Colin Parr. As BBC Radio 2 Young Musician of the Year 1991, she has broadcast on Radio 2 on several occasions as soloist with the BBC Concert Orchestra, including a concert at the Royal Festival Hall, London. Sally has since then made...

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