Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Tutors and Staff (A to Z)
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...
Vocal & Language Tutor (Italian)
Patrizia Dina is an Italian vocal coach who works with all the major music colleges and conservatoires, including the Royal College of Music , Birmingham Conservatoire and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland . She also works regularly with Scottish Opera , the BBC singers , and on recordings with EMI and Universal Music.
Professor of Music
Category: Researcher of the Year More about Extra Mile Christopher Dingle is a specialist in French Music, notably Messiaen, 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 . His...
Iain studied tenor saxophone and clarinet as a child in Lancashire before attending the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester where he studied with Paul Dintinger and Alan Hacker. After his studies, Iain moved to London where he played with the BBC Radio Orchestra and Big Band for eight years before becoming a freelance...
Vice-President of Birmingham Conservatoire & Keyboard Consultant
"Donohoe is a pianist in a class of his own, an interpreter with a quite extraordinary feeling for musical phrasing, a 'sculptor' of the piano; his relentlessly clear representation of thematic conflicts brings the drama to life." Detlef Brandenburg (Schleswig-Holstein, 1993) Peter Donohoe was born in Manchester in 1953. He...
Music Technology Tutor
James' work has a strong focus on the interaction between sound and its environment. Often employing technology to create digital feedback loops, his installations and performance works often focus on creating a sense of place – a meta-environment – which the audience can explore and experience. His works have been performed...
Mark Eden is better known as one half of the Eden Stell Guitar Duo and is also a founder member of the VIDA Guitar Quartet. Both ensembles have achieved international acclaim and continue to perform at some of the most prestigious venues, International guitar and music festivals all over the world. Mark has recorded eight CDs...
Dave is currently drumming for the West End show 'Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.' He has played for a variety of ensembles including: English National Opera City of Birmingham Orchestra Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra London Sinfonietta Ensemble Bash Isobel Griffiths Film Sessions Victoria Wood...
Ruth Faber studied the harp at the Royal College of Music with Marisa Robles. Since then she has worked with the Royal Philharmonic, London Philharmonic, Philharmonia, London Symphony and BBC Symphony Orchestras, along with the English Chamber Orchestra and London Mozart Players. Regional orchestral work has included...
Head of Organ Studies
Henry Fairs is Head of Organ Studies at Birmingham Conservatoire and Organist to the University of Birmingham. He was a prize-winner in a number of international organ competitions including Paris, St Albans and Chartres. Since winning First Prize and Special Prize at the Odense International Organ Competition (Denmark), his...