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Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Tutors and Staff (A to Z)

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  • Philippe Schwartz

    Visiting Tutor on Euphonium

      Born in Luxembourg in 1985, Philippe began playing the Euphonium at the age of eight at the Conservatoire de Musique de la Ville de Luxembourg. In 2004 he decided to further his musical education at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester where he completed both a Bachelor and a Master’s degree with distinction...

  • Imogen Seth-Smith

    Baroque Cello Tutor

    As a Baroque cellist and gambist, Imogen works for a number of period instrument orchestras and is also active as a chamber musician. She is sub-principal cellist in both the Academy of Ancient Music and the Symphony of Harmony and Invention (the orchestra working with the choir of The Sixteen ) and also works with the ...

  • 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...

  • Luan Shaw

    Associate Professor; Director of Postgraduate Studies

    Luan is Director of  Postgraduate Studies  at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire where she has taught since 2011. She is a Senior Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, and was made an Honorary Member of RBC in 2001. She is passionate about helping students to build their portfolio careers and having recently completed research in...

  • Graham Sibley

    Tuba Tutor

    Graham Sibley is the Principal Tuba of the CBSO and BCMG. Originally born and brought up in Cornwall, Graham began playing with the brass bands of that area and was also a member of the National Youth Brass Band. Later band experience came with Desford Colliery and The Hendon Bands after winning a Duchy of Cornwall...

  • Stephen Simms

    Vice Principal - Acting, Professor of Actor Education

    Stephen is the Vice Principal of Royal Birmingham Conservatoire - Acting, one of the UK's leading conservatoires of acting, where he is also the Head of Acting. He is also Professor of Actor Education, the only person to hold this position in the country. He directs and teaches on the acting courses at Royal Birmingham...

  • 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...

  • Simon Smith

    Violin Tutor

    Simon Smith has performed as a soloist with the Academy of St. Martin in the Fields, the Philharmonia, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, and the Orchestra of St. John’s Smith Square. Recitals throughout the UK have included the Wigmore Hall and the Purcell Room in London. In 2014 he completed an extensive tour of recitals and...

  • Arnie Somogyi

    Jazz Double Bass Tutor

    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. He has worked, recorded and performed with many of the world’s leading jazz musicians, as well as international stars including Tom Jones, Charlie Watts and Amy Winehouse. In 2012 he was commissioned by...

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