Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Tutors and Staff (A to Z)

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  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Jonathan Holland

    Trumpet Tutor

    Born in 1963, Jon was brought up in Yorkshire and began his playing life in some of the brass bands of that region. From 1981-1984, he studied at the Royal College of Music under David Mason, performing the Horovitz Trumpet Concerto in his final year with the composer conducting the RCM orchestra.  In his third year at the...

  • Dave Holland Visiting Artist In Residence

    Guest Artist (Ensemble Coaching, Bass Masterclass, Rhythm class & Composition class)

    Amid endless choices, the sound of a Dave Holland bass line compels attention. A master of tone and rhythm, the bassist, composer, and bandleader is now in his fifth decade as a performer and his music possesses a rich and kaleidoscopic history.  His path has led him from the frontiers of free improvisation to his modern...

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