Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Tutors and Staff (A to Z)

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  • Mr Andrew Watts

    Baroque & Classical Bassoon Consultant

    Baroque bassoonist and multi-instrumentalist Andrew (Andy) Watts is a founder member and Associate Principal Bassoon of The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, and founder and director of folk/early music group The Carnival Band. After graduating from Cambridge University he studied bassoon and recorder at the Guildhall...

  • Richard Weigall

    Oboe Tutor

    Richard Weigall is a freelance oboist and private oboe teacher. He followed a post asPrincipal Oboe with English National Opera (1967-69) with a substantial commitment to the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, of which he was Principal Oboe from 1969 to 1992. His appearances as Guest Principal Oboe include Academy of St....

  • John Wesley-Barker

    Music Technology Tutor

    In 1961 John moved to Australia. In 1965 he studied recorder & violin, then flute with David Cubbin at the Elder Conservatorium, Adelaide University and composition with Richard Meale. In 1971 he moved to London and attended the Central Tutorial School For Young Musicians (the Purcell School) and performed two compositions, 6...

  • Pauline Wetherell

    Alexander Technique Tutor

    Pauline studied singing at the Welsh College of Music and Drama and at the Royal Academy of Music. Career highlights include Buxton Festival Opera, a BBC recital, and creating the role of Eugene Dessenne in A Foreign Field by Eric Wetherell in 2010. As a singer herself, Pauline works to help performers find freedom and...

  • Dr Jonathan White

    Medical Advisor

    Jonathan is a keen amateur organist with an interest in all performing arts. He qualified M.B., Ch.B. in 1978 from University of Birmingham Medical School. He is Senior Partner at Penn Manor Medical Centre, Wolverhampton and is an Honorary Clinical Lecturer in Primary Care at the University of Birmingham. Jonathan became...

  • Mr Matthew White

    Euphonium Tutor

    Matthew White has quickly developed into one of the world’s leading virtuoso euphonium performers. His talent as a musician saw him a%end Chetham’s School of Music from the age of 10, where he not only studied euphonium, but also piano and trombone alongside some of the finest young musicians from all over the world. As a...

  • Amanda Whiting

    Jazz Harp Tutor

    With a Classical degree in Harp and Masters in Jazz, Amanda Whiting is pioneering Jazz harp in the UK. After supporting a concert with Jamie Cullum and consequently recording with Dannii Minogue, she has gone on to headline at Edinburgh Harp Festival as well as tour internationally with Matthew Halsall and the Gondwana...

  • Oliver Wille

    International Chair in Violin

    Oliver Wille was born in Berlin and studied at several universities in Germany (Berlin and Cologne) and USA (Indiana University and New England Conservatory). As a co-founder of the international acclaimed Kuss-Quartet he started a very active chamber music life at fairly young age. Among his teachers were Eberhard Feltz,...

  • Mike Williams

    Jazz Saxophone Tutor (Jazz Musicianship, Ensemble Coaching, Repertoire classes)

    Emerging from the Leeds College and Guildhall jazz programmes in 1990, Mike enjoyed over a dozen years working on the London scene, highlights including extended stints with the various bands of Simon Purcell, Ricardo Dos Santos, Kjell Berglund and Hans Koller to name a few amongst many in addition to leading his own bands. ...

  • Jeff Williams

    Jazz Drums Tutor & Small Band Coaching

    In a career spanning four decades, drummer Jeff Williams' musical associates have included Stan Getz, Lee Konitz, Dave Liebman and Lookout Farm, Joe Lovano, Paul Bley, Bill McHenry, Ethan Iverson, Tony Malaby, and many more. During the 1990's Jeff performed with his own quintet and released two CDs of original compositions:...

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