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Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Tutors and Staff (A to Z)

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  • Mark Bebbington

    Piano Tutor

    The critical plaudits which have greeted Mark Bebbington’s performances and recordings have singled him out as a British pianist of the rarest refinement and maturity. Now internationally recognised as a champion of British music, Mark has given concert and CD premieres of major British composers, including Vaughan Williams,...

  • Catherine Benson

    Vocal Tutor

    Catherine Benson studied at Chethams School of Music and then The Guildhall School of Music , studying with Noelle Barker. She spent three years at the Guildhall gaining her AGSM and a further two years on the opera course under the guidance of Vilem Tausky. After Guildhall, she embarked on a successful freelance career...

  • Dr Ulla Benz

    Violin Tutor

    Ulla Benz received her first violin lessons at the age of five. After her studies with Zakhar Bron, Liana Issakadze and Werner Scholz at the universities of Music in Munich, Lübeck and Berlin, Germany, she was honored with the Cultural Award for Outstanding Musicians of Germany and has been a frequent guest at various music...

  • Zoe Beyers

    Violin Tutor

    Zoë Beyers began violin lessons with Noel Travers at the age of six. Since her debut aged eleven with the Swedish Chamber Orchestra under Paavo Järvi, she has performed with many distinguished conductors in the UK and Europe.  In 2002, Zoë opened the St Petersburg Musical Olympus Festival with the St Petersburg Philharmonic,...

  • Robin Bigwood

    Visiting Lecturer: Harpsichord and Fortepiano

    As a harpsichord soloist and continuo player (and sometimes also at the organ and piano), Robin has performed across Europe, the USA and in Japan with Passacaglia, Feinstein Ensemble, London Baroque, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Britten Sinfonia and Scottish Ensemble.  Alongside his work in the classical sphere,...

  • Robert Birchall

    Piano Tutor

    Robert began learning music first on his own initiative before starting piano and music lessons in his home town of Stafford with Percy Jones. He attended Chethams Music School and then studied privately with Ian Gleaves before going on to study at the Royal Northern College of Music where his principal teacher was George...

  • Dave Blackadder

    Natural Trumpet Specialist

    Dave took up the trumpet aged nine following in the footsteps of his grandfather who was a bandmaster in the North East. He joined the Leicestershire Schools Symphony Orchestra and went on to study at the Royal College of Music with Michael Laird. After a season as guest principal trumpet with Scottish Opera he joined the...

  • Olivia Blackburn

    Vocal & Languages Tutor (French & German)

    Olivia Blackburn has been a professional soprano for a number of years, working in the fields of opera, oratorio and German, French and Spanish song. At the Conservatoire, she provides vocal tuition with special support in languages, teaching students how to sing in German and French. She also takes song classes, working with...

  • Chris Bradley

    Percussion Tutor

    CHRIS BRADLEY is a member of the Orchestra of Opera North. He has worked with  most of the British orchestras and ensembles but also with the Finnish Radio, Finnish Chamber, RTE NSO, Mahler Chamber Orchestra, World Orchestra for Peace, Philharmonia Hungarica and at the Salzburg festival with the Vienna Philharmonic. He teaches...

  • Anna Brooks

    Saxophone Tutor

    Anna Brooks is a multi saxophonist, musical director, music arranger, composer and recording artist based in the United Kingdom. She has enjoyed an extremely diverse and prestigious career to date, recording and playing alongside some of the biggest names in Jazz, Funk, Rock, Pop, Classical, Soul and Indian music, as well as...

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