Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Tutors and Staff (A to Z)

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  • Louise Crane

    Vocal Tutor

    Louise Crane studied at the Guildhall, gaining her AGSM Diploma and subsequently won awards from Clonter Opera Trust and the Peter Moores Foundation, as well as a college scholarship, to study at the RNCM. After a season with Glyndebourne Festival Opera Louise won the Peter Stuyvestant Foundation Scholarship to the National...

  • Rita Cullis

    Vocal Tutor

    Rita Cullis was born in Ellesmere Port, Cheshire and studied at the Royal Northern College of Music . She made her debut with the Welsh National Opera with whom she sang an extensive range of roles including The Countess, Tatyana and The Marschallin, and subsequently she moved on to The Composer, Fiordiligi, Donna Anna...

  • Prof Joe Cutler

    Professor in Composition

    Joe Cutler has been described as ‘writing music of quirky dancing energy and humour mingled with mystery’ (Ivan Hewett, Daily Telegraph). For more than 20 years, he has been a distinctive figure on the contemporary music scene, often exploring the spaces between genre. His music has been performed in over 40 countries and...

  • Ben Davies

    Cello Tutor

    Ben Davies was brought up and went to school in York, followed by studies at the University of Manchester and the Royal Academy of Music. He was fortunate in his teachers, Ioan Davies, Bernard Gregor-Smith and Derek Simpson, all fine quartet cellists who studied with Douglas Cameron at the Royal Academy of Music. Whilst...

  • Anne Dawson

    Vocal Tutor

    Anne Dawson studied at the Royal Northern College of Music , Manchester (PPRNCM Dis:) after gaining a Scholarship from the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music. She was the winner of the John Ireland Festival Centenary Competition, the Gerald Finzi Song Award, the Prize of the City of s'Hertogenbosch - Holland, the...

  • Simon de Souza

    French Horn Tutor

    Simon was brought up in Henley-on-Thames. He studied horn with the virtuoso Ifor James at Colchester Institute , winning several prizes for chamber music, and gaining a Cert.Mus and G.Mus (CNAA) and then undertook postgraduate studies at Trinity College of Music in London. Since graduating he has developed a busy schedule...

  • Siân Derry

    Assistant Director of Postgraduate Studies (MA Musicology Course Director, Professional Performance - AdvPgDip Course Director)

    Siân Derry is a Senior Lecturer in Music, and Assistant Director of Postgraduate Studies (MA Musicology Course Director, Professional Performance - AdvPgDip Course Director) at Royal Birmingham Conservatoire. She joined the Conservatoire in 2015, having previously taught at the University of Manchester. Siân completed her...

  • Dr Kirsty Devaney

    Young Composers Project Leader

    Kirsty Devaney is a British composer based in Birmingham where she completed her studies at Birmingham Conservatoire with Joe Cutler, Ed Bennett and Howard Skempton. Kirsty received the ‘Principal's Award’ and a Junior Fellowship from Birmingham Conservatoire in 2013. In 2011 Kirsty was shortlisted for a British Composer Award...

  • Steven Devine

    Early Keyboard Consultant

    Steven Devine enjoys a busy career as a music director and keyboard player working with some of the finest musicians. Since 2007 Steven has been the harpsichordist with London Baroque in addition to his position as Co-Principal keyboard player with the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. He is also the principal keyboard...

  • Christopher Dingle

    Professor of Music

    Christopher Dingle is a specialist in French Music, notably Messiaen and Joseph Bologne, Chevalier de Saint-Georges , and the history and practice of Music Criticism. Messiaen’s Un oiseau des arbres de Vie  (orchestration realized by Dingle), received its world premiere at the 2015 BBC Proms. Chris is Associate Director of...

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