Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Tutors and Staff (A to Z)

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  • 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...

  • Anna Hashimoto

    Clarinet Tutor

    Anna Hashimoto made her London concerto debut at the age of 15 playing Weber with the English Chamber Orchestra at Barbican Centre. She has since been invited regularly as a soloist with the orchestra, most recently in Norfolk in the presence of HRH Prince Charles. She was the winner of the International Clarinet Competitions...

  • Sophie Hastings

    Head of Drum Kit, Rhythm & World Percussion

    Sophie Hastings studied at the RNCM in Manchester and graduated in 1998. Since then, she has performed with many professional orchestras, TV and touring shows playing drum kit, Latin and orchestral percussion. The orchestras include the City Of Birmingham Symphony, BBC Philharmonic, Hallé, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Royal...

  • Ulrich Heinen

    Cello Tutor

    Ulrich Heinen was born in Ittenbach, near Bonn in Germany. He studied at the Cologne Conservatoire under Siegfried Palm and at the Juilliard School of Music, New York with Leonard Rose. He won several national and international competitions, notably the prestigious Rostropovich Competition in La Rochelle (France). After...

  • Gail Hennessy

    Baroque & Classical Oboe Tutor

    Gail Hennessy was born in Wisconsin in the USA, and studied modern oboe at the University of Louisville before taking up a position as cor anglais player in North Carolina. There she encountered a baroque oboe for the first time, and fell in love with its sound. This, together with her empathy for baroque music, led her to...

  • Andrew Herbert

    Percussion Tutor

    Andrew was born in Northampton and began his musical journey in the Northamptonshire County Music Service. Initially taking lessons on drum kit, he decided to study percussion under the guidance of Alan Suttie, former timpanist of the BBC Symphony Orchestra. After accepting a place at Music College, Andrew went on to get a...

  • Henry Herford

    Vocal Tutor

    Henry Herford studied Classics and English at Cambridge and completed a one-year Diploma in Social Administration at York University as part of an initial career which included teaching and social work. He then studied singing at Royal Northern College of Music, joining the Glyndebourne Chorus from 1977-8, where his...

  • Anthony Hewitt

    Keyboard Tutor

    Anthony Hewitt is regarded as one of Britain’s finest pianists, and since winning the  prestigious William Kapell Competition in Washington D.C., has enjoyed a prolific career spanning two decades, including concerto appearances with the National Symphony Orchestra in the U.S.A. and in the U.K with the English Chamber and...

  • Mark Hodgson

    Jazz Double Bass Tutor

    Born in Kendal, Cumbria and coming from a musical family Mark originally played electric bass in funk and fusion bands, but was inspired to take up the Double Bass after seeing The Oscar Peterson Trio featuring Ray Brown. In 1995 he moved to London to study Double Bass and Electric Bass at the Guildhall School of Music and...

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