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Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Tutors and Staff (A to Z)

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  • Miss Eleanor Turner

    Harp Tutor

    Harp Tutor Eleanor Turner loves sharing her wealth of experience with her students and her particular strengths lie in solo performance, contemporary ‘living’ repertoire, creating and realising original projects involving the harp and other musicians and the development of the harp throughout the 19 th century. Eleanor’s own...

  • Mark Turner

    Visiting Artist in Residence

    In a career that spans two decades and encompasses a broad array of musical ventures, saxophonist Mark Turner has emerged as a towering presence in the jazz community. With a distinctive, personal tone, singular improvisational skills and an innovative, challenging compositional approach, he's earned a far-reaching reputation...

  • John Turville

    Jazz Piano Tutor

    John Turville is one of the leading pianists and educators on the UK scene. A graduate of Cambridge and the Guildhall, he has since received numerous awards, including the MOJO #3 Jazz Album of the Year (2012), ‘Best Album’ in the Parliamentary Awards 2011, ‘Best Instrumentalist' in the 2010 London Jazz Awards, the 2009...

  • Andrew Tweed

    Saxophone Tutor

    Originally from Northern Ireland, Andy studied clarinet and saxophone at Birmingham Conservatoire.  While still a student he joined Saxtet which over 18 years became one the UK’s leading saxophone quartets (eventually a quintet) performing all over the world with their unique repertoire of their own arrangements and...

  • Gareth Twigg

    Bassson & Contrabassoon Tutor

    Gareth Twigg is Principal Contrabassoon of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, a position he has held since 2009. Under the tenure of Chief Conductor Vasily Petrenko, highlights include recording the complete Shostakovich Symphonies for Naxos, and playing the solo Contrabassoon part to ‘Never Smile at a Crocodile’. ...

  • Nathaniel Vallois

    Senior Violin Tutor

    Nathaniel Vallois is Senior Violin Tutor at the Birmingham Conservatoire and is on the violin and chamber music staff at the Purcell School of Music. Besides his teaching and concert activities in the U.K., he is regularly invited to perform, broadcast and give masterclasses abroad (U.S.A, China, France, Italy, Germany, Spain,...

  • Helen Varley

    Tenor Horn Tutor

    Helen Varley is solo horn of the Grimethorpe Colliery Band. Helen previously worked for over a decade as an acoustic consultant for the UK’s largest architectural practice, designing educational buildings and concert halls. In the past couple of years Helen has undertaken a complete career change, completing a Master’s degree...

  • Eduardo Vassallo

    Cello Tutor

    Eduardo Vassallo began his studies in his native Buenos Aires, Argentina, and by the age of 17 he was a founder member of the String Quartet of the National Radio, and the solo cellist of the National Symphony Orchestra. He then came to Europe to continue his studies at the International Menuhin Music Academy in Gstaad,...

  • Errollyn Wallen

    Composition Tutor

    Errollyn Wallen is an award-winning composer and lyricist. Her works include symphonies, ballets, operas and chamber music. Recent large-scale commissions include two works featuring the London Symphony Orchestra for the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Paralympic Games – PRINCIPIA, for massed choirs and orchestra, and...

  • Ian Wallman

    Music Technology Tutor

    With over two decades in the music industry, Ian Wallman's career has witnessed a wide range of experiences; a UK top ten hit, major record and publishing deals in both the UK and USA, an Ivor Nevollo nomination plus countless recording, engineering and writing credits to his name. Following a successful career within Radio,...

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