Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Tutors and Staff (A to Z)

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  • Howard Skempton

    Lecturer in Composition

    Howard Skempton was born in Chester in 1947, and has worked as a composer, accordionist, and music publisher. He studied in London with Cornelius Cardew from 1967, who helped him to discover a musical language of great simplicity. Since then he has continued to write undeflected by compositional trends, producing a corpus of...

  • Jeffrey Skidmore OBE

    Artistic Director of Early Music

    Jeffrey Skidmore OBE is one of the country’s foremost choral conductors and is highly regarded by instrumentalists, singers and audiences for the high quality of his performances. He is well-known for exciting programming which is often challenging but always accessible. Jeffrey read music at Magdalen College, Oxford, before...

  • Tim Smedley

    Head of Chamber Music

    Tim Smedley studied cello at the Royal Northern College of Music with Hannah Roberts having previously been a pupil at Chetham's School of Music. As a cellist, Tim has over 20 years’ experience playing in orchestras such as the Hallé, Opera North, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic...

  • Arnie Somogyi

    Visiting Tutor

    Arnie Somogyi – bass, composer, producer, educator. One of the UK’s leading jazz bass players and innovative new bandleaders. Arnie Somogyi is one of the UK's most in-demand bass players and has played on over 50 albums, including four as a leader. His latest CD, "Accident and Insurgency", featuring trumpet legend Eddie...

  • Adrian Spillett

    Percussion Tutor (Orchestral)

    In 1998 Adrian became the first percussionist to win the title of BBC Young Musician of the Year. Adrian then took third prize in the Eurovision Grand Prix for Young Musicians in Vienna. In 1999, he formed the Percussion Quartet, 4-MALITY.

  • Ivo Stankov

    Violin Tutor

    Ivo Stankov has become one of Bulgaria’s leading and most versatile artists of his generation. He is equally at home as a soloist, recitalist, chamber musician and educator. Ivo’s CD recording of Mendelssohn’s double violin and piano concerto with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra received critical acclaim as one of “dazzling...

  • Susanne Stanzeleit

    Violin Tutor

    Renowned as a soloist and chamber musician world-wide, Susanne Stanzeleit is well known for her unusually challenging and extensive repertoire, featuring many commissions and UK premieres of works by composers such as Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Anthony Payne, John Adams, Lou Harrison, György Kurtág, Dmitri Smirnov, John Casken,...

  • Neil Stemp

    Composition Tutor

    COMPOSER of Feature Films such as 'F', 'London Thing' and 'Going Crazy'. MUSIC EDITOR, including the Multiple Oscar-Winning 'Les Miserables'. His work on the movie won him a 2013 Golden Reel Award for Best Music Editing in a Musical Feature Film SYNTHESIZER PROGRAMMER, including 'The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen',...

  • Andrew Stone-Fewings

    Trumpet Tutor

    Andrew studied at the Birmingham Conservatoire. He was the first recipient of the Alfred Corfield Trumpet prize and in 1988 was a semi-finalist in the Maurice Andre International trumpet competition in Paris. Since completing his studies Andrew has worked with most of the major orchestras in Britain covering much of the...

  • Eblana String Trio

    Junior Fellow Group

    Formed in 2006, the Eblana String Trio consists of three committed chamber musicians, intent on performing the often neglected string trio repertoire. During their time at the Royal Northern College of Music (RNCM), the trio won all the major chamber music prizes, notably the 2010 RNCM chamber music award and audience prize for...

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