Senior Violin Tutor
Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
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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, Israel, Romania, Turkey, Brazil, South Africa).
Nathaniel was born in Paris and later studied in Israel and in London. His teachers included Miriam Solovieff, Itzhak Rashkovsky and Ruggiero Ricci, and he received further musical inspiration and guidance from Camilla Wicks. He has performed concertos by Bach, Bartok, Beethoven, Berg, Brahms, Britten, Bruch, Dvorak, Glazunov, Mendelssohn, Mozart, Shostakovich, Sibelius, Tchaikovsky, Vivaldi, Walton and a wide array of recital programs. He was a founder member of the London Archduke Piano Trio and performs with many chamber music groups.
He has recorded a recital CD of French music entitled Beau Soir and a CD of chamber music by Hugh Wood on Toccata Classics, which was awarded 5 stars by the BBC Music Magazine. He has a great interest in historical artists and recordings, is a regular contributor to The Strad magazine and consultant for record companies.