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Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Tutors and Staff (A to Z)

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  • Alan Thomas

    Trumpet Tutor

    Hello! I'm Alan Thomas, one of the trumpet tutors at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. I'm very proud of the Conservatoire as I studied here myself 1996-2000 and still live in the area. My main job is Principal Trumpet of the BBC Symphony Orchestra in London, most famed for it's performances in the BBC proms every year,...

  • Dr Gareth Thomas

    Lecturer and Assistant Course Director (Undergraduate)

    Dr Gareth Thomas is a full time lecturer and Head of Year two at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. He completed his BMus and MA degrees at Cardiff University before moving to the University of Birmingham to complete his PhD on ‘The impact of Russian music in Britain 1893-1929’. He has been part of the teaching staff at RBC...

  • Dr Shirley Thompson

    Vice Principal (Music)

    Shirley Thompson is a graduate of Hull University (BMus, 1987; PhD, 1998). She took up her post at Birmingham Conservatoire in 2001, and was promoted to her present role as Director of Postgraduate Studies in 2009. This role combines the management of the Conservatoire’s taught postgraduate courses with teaching (at both...

  • Roy Thompson

    Alexander Technique Tutor

    Roy grew up in Birmingham and attended the Junior Department of the Birmingham School of Music (now the Conservatoire) where, as an external candidate, he gained a Performer's Diploma in clarinet from Trinity College of Music, London. While studying for a degree in music at London University he became increasingly interested in...

  • John Thwaites

    Head of Keyboard

    Professor John Thwaites is best known for his collaborative work with strings and as a founder member of the Primrose Piano Quartet. The Primrose have commissioned and recorded important new work by Sir Peter Maxwell Davies, Anthony Payne, Sally Beamish, Steve Goss and John Casken, and have recorded the earlier twentieth...

  • Andrew Toovey

    Composition Tutor

    Andrew Toovey was born in London in 1962, and studied composition with Jonathan Harvey, Michael Finnissy and briefly with Morton Feldman. He took an MPhil from the University of Sussex. He has won a series of prestigious composition prizes including the Tippett Prize, Terra Nova Prize, the Bernard Shore Viola Composition Award...

  • Jean Toussaint

    Jazz Saxophone Tutor (Ensemble Coaching & Transcription class)

    Since Toussaint left Art Blakey’s Jazz Messengers in the mid eighties, he hasn’t looked back. Nor has he spent a career trying to repeat the past. The experiences gained in that world-class hothouse have enabled him to push forward and embrace challenging, and often high profile, musical collaborations in many different jazz...

  • Clark Tracey

    Jazz Drums Tutor (Ensemble Coaching)

    Clark grew up in a jazz environment as the son of piano legend Stan Tracey CBE and from an early age took to the piano and vibraphones. At 13 he started playing the drums and he turned professional at 17 in 1978 by joining his father's various ensembles, from trio to orchestra right up to Stan's death in 2013. Within that...

  • Gretha Tuls

    Bassoon Consultant

    Gretha was born in Enschede, The Netherlands in 1984. She was taught by Hannie Kruijt. She studied bassoon at the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague with Johan Steinmann, Prof Gustavo Núñez and Dorian Cooke. She continued her studies at the Musikhochschule in Mannheim with Prof Ole Kristian T Dahl. As a freelancer she has...

  • Mr Christopher Turner

    Vocal Tutor

    Born in Birmingham, Christopher Turner read Music at the University of Hull, furthering his studies with Barbara Robotham at the Royal Northern College of Music and at the National Opera Studio, where he was sponsored by the Scottish Endowment Trust and The Friends of Covent Garden. He has received many prizes, including The...

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