Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Tutors and Staff (A to Z)

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  • Robin Bigwood

    Harpsichord and Fortepiano Tutor

    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...

  • Dr Paola Botham

    Contextual Studies Tutor

    Dr Paola Botham (née Sotomayor) teaches theatre history and theory in several programmes, including Acting and Applied Theatre at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, RBC. She was born in Chile, where she studied Journalism and Aesthetics at Universidad Católica (ranked as the top academic institution in Latin America) and...

  • Chris Bradley

    Percussion Tutor (Orchestral)

    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

    Over the last two decades saxophonist, vocalist, musical director, music arranger and recording artist Anna Brooks ’prestigious career has gained her a reputation as one of the UK’s leading jazz, funk and pop saxophonists and female musicians and multi-genre music educator. She is currently alto saxophonist and backing vocalist...

  • Joe Broughton

    Lecturer in Folk Music and Director of Folk Ensemble

    Joe Broughton is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, producer and educator based in Birmingham, UK. As well as his own internationally renowned band The Urban Folk Quartet, Joe has played with everyone from Joss Stone to Fairport Convention. His compositions have been performed at The Royal Albert Hall and the Barbican Centre in...

  • Daniel Browell

    Associate Head of Keyboard

    Daniel Browell enjoys a busy and varied performing career.   Described as a pianist of “considerable intelligence and grace” ( Tim Ashley , The Guardian), he has given concerts throughout the UK, Europe, China, and North America.   His recital at London’s Purcell Room in the Southbank Centre and his concerto performance at...

  • Dr Joanna Bullivant

    Lecturer in Music

    Joanna joined RBC in September 2023, having previously worked at the University of Oxford, the University of Nottingham, and King’s College London. Joanna’s research centres on nineteenth- and twentieth-century British music, particularly musical and cultural histories of minority groups. She has published widely on British...

  • Sarah Burnett

    Bassoon Consultant

    Sarah is an active freelance orchestral player working with a wide variety of orchestras nationwide. She is currently Principal Bassoon of Glyndebourne Touring Opera and Britten Sinfonia, having joined the latter in 2002. Amongst others, she has played as guest principal for the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the BBC National...

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