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Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Tutors and Staff (A to Z)

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  • Adrian Spillett

    Visiting Tutor

    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.

  • 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

    Associate Head of Brass

    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...

  • Nicholas Stringfellow

    Associate Head of Strings and Cello Tutor

    Nick Stringfellow began learning the cello through the Rotherham Schools Music Service and soon won a place to study at Chethams School of Music. From this point he started to develop a fascination with the art of ensemble playing and a love of the chamber music repertoire.   He also formed a continuo partnership with...

  • Naomi Sullivan

    Head of Saxophone

    Naomi Sullivan studied at Chetham’s School of Music, the Royal College of Music and Northwestern University, Chicago. She has performed across the UK as part of the Countess of Muster Recital Scheme and also for ‘Live Music Now!’ As a chamber musician, Naomi has been a member of a several groups – including Paragon Saxophone...

  • Dr Rimma Sushanskaya

    Violin Tutor

    Dr Rimma Sushanskaya is one of the leading violinists of her generation. As the last student and protégée of the legendary David Oistrakh, she continues the great Russian string-playing tradition. Her wide array of opulent tone colours, her gripping expressive virtuosity, and her ever-present rhythmic vitality have won audience...

  • Mr Richard Thomas

    Natural Trumpet & Cornett Tutor

    Richard studied at the University of Wales, the Royal Academy of Music and the Schola Cantorum, Switzerland. As part of his Master of Arts degree, Richard undertook research into the William Shaw Silver State Trumpets housed in the Jewel House, at the Tower of London. Richard has been a regular performer at Shakespeare’s...

  • Gwion Thomas

    Vocal Tutor

    The baritone, Gwion Thomas was born in Gorseinon, South Wales and gave up a career in banking to study singing at the Royal Northern College of Music , Manchester, where he graduated with Distinction, winning many prizes. His operatic roles include Figaro in Barber of Seville and First Mate in John Metcalf's Tornrak for...

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