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  • Giuseppe Ettorre

    Visiting International Chair in Double Bass

    First double bass soloist at the Orchestra of La Scala Philharmonic, Giuseppe Ettorre is an active soloist and chamber musician. He studied with professor Leonello Godoli and professor Franco Petracchi . Winner of the "Bottesini" competition in Parma in 1989 he was also winner of the ARD competition of Bavaria in 1991....

  • Robin Ireland

    Head of Chamber Music & Senior Viola Tutor

    Robin Ireland is Head of Chamber Music and Senior Viola Tutor at the Birmingham Conservatoire and also teaches regularly on the Cadenza International Summer School, and on Pro Corda courses. During 2011 he was chamber music coach at the Yehudi Menuhin School.  Robin studied at Cambridge University and at the Eastman School of...

  • Dr Louise Lansdown

    Head of Strings

    Louise Lansdown was appointed Head of Strings at Birmingham Conservatoire in 2012, after holding the position of Senior Lecturer in the School of Strings at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester from 2001-2012. Louise has past viola students working in orchestras, chamber music groups and in teaching positions...

  • Thomas Martin

    International Chair in Double Bass

    One of the world's best-known bassists, Thomas Martin studied in America under Harold Roberts, Oscar Zimmerman, and Roger Scott. He has held front desk positions with the Buffalo Philharmonic and Israel Philharmonic Orchestras and Principal positions with l'Orchestre Symphonique de Montreal, The Academy of St...

  • Matthew Sharp

    Cello Tutor

    'Matthew Sharp, virtuoso of the arts' The Times 'An extraordinary cellist - charismatic, virtuosic, brimming with verve and poetry' The Times 'Free-wheeling exuberance and blistering virtuosity' BBC Record Review   'Extraordinary cellist, virile baritone, compelling actor - Matthew Sharp's astonishingly...

  • 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,...

  • Jian Wang

    International Chair in Cello

    Jian Wang began to study the cello with his father when he was four. While a student at the Shanghai Conservatoire, he was featured in the celebrated documentary film From Mao to Mozart: Isaac Stern in China.  Mr Stern's encouragement and support paved the way for him to go to the United States and in 1985 he entered the Yale...

  • Oliver Wille

    International Chair in Violin

    Oliver Wille was born in Berlin and studied at several universities in Germany (Berlin and Cologne) and USA (Indiana University and New England Conservatory). As a co-founder of the international acclaimed Kuss-Quartet he started a very active chamber music life at fairly young age. Among his teachers were Eberhard Feltz,...

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