Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Tutors and Staff (A to Z)

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  • Cormac Byrne

    Folk Percussion Tutor

    Cormac Byrne is a bodhrán player and percussionist from Waterford, Ireland and is now based in the UK. He has received many awards for his work including The BBC Young Folk Award and was winner of the BBC Fame Academy Education Bursary in 2006. Cormac has appeared at numerous festivals around the world and has toured...

  • Emmet Byrne

    Oboe Tutor

    Emmet Byrne is from Waterford, Ireland and studied at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester. After graduating in 2003, he gained a scholarship from the German Government (DAAD), enabling him to pursue postgraduate studies at the Hochschule fur Musik in Cologne. Emmet has been Principal Second Oboe with the City of...

  • Professor George Caird

    Oboe Tutor

    Following study in London and Cambridge, George Caird pursued a freelance career as an oboist which included orchestral playing, chamber music and solo engagements. He has worked with many of London’s major orchestras including the London Philharmonic , BBC Symphony and City of London Sinfonia and particularly as a member...

  • Jiafeng Chen

    Violin Tutor

    Violinist Jiafeng Chen was hailed in the English press who is "not only technically brilliant but also subtle, deeply felt and astonishingly mature" (Nottingham Evening Post). He has been heard as a soloist with the Finnish Radio Symphony Orchestra, Hallé Orchestra, Helsinki Philharmonic Orchestra, Opera National de Nancy,...

  • Dr Carrie Churnside

    Senior Lecturer in Music & Research Degrees Coordinator

    Carrie Churnside is a Senior Lecturer in Music and Research Degrees Coordinator. She is also Director of the Forum for Seventeenth- and Eighteenth-Century Music ,  and Chair of the Programme Committee for the 19 th Biennial International Conference on Baroque Music . Carrie specialises in Italian Baroque music,...

  • Diane Clark

    Flute Tutor

    Diane enjoys a busy and varied career, and is in much demand as a flautist, teacher and workshop leader. As well as being principal flute of the Orchestra of the Swan, Birmingham Opera company and Mid-Wales Opera, she has worked with other leading orchestras and ensembles including the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra,...

  • Sara Colman

    Jazz Vocals Tutor

    2009 saw the release of Sara's new album 'Ready' and it is a perfect example of a singer comfortable in her skin, confident in her instrument and experienced in the genre. Having grown up with music it was inevitable that Sara would take that as her profession. She started on piano and had brief encounters with double bass,...

  • Margaret Cookhorn

    Contrabassoon & Bassoon Tutor (Chamber Music Coach)

    Margaret is Principal Contrabassoon and Bassoon with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra. Margaret joined the CBSO immediately after finishing her studies at the Royal Northern College of Music. As well as regularly working with the Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, Margaret has played with many of the leading...

  • Anna Cooper

    Cor Anglais Tutor

    Anna Cooper studied at Chetham's School of Music, and continued her studies at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with James Brown and Jane Marshall. Shortly after leaving Guildhall, Anna was appointed Principal Cor Anglais with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra. In 1998 Anna left the RLPO to pursue a freelance...

  • Caroline Costello

    Piano Tutor

    Winner of many awards and prizes, Caroline was educated at Chetham's School of Music, Birmingham Conservatoire (formerly Birmingham School of Music) and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London where she specialised in Accompaniment. Caroline’s early career was as a freelance repetiteur and accompanist based initially in...

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