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Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Tutors and Staff (A to Z)

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  • Nic Fallowfield

    Violin Tutor

    Nic Fallowfield is an experienced violinist, teacher and conductor. He has held positions as co-principal 1st violin in the Northern Sinfonia (1980-1988), co-leader of the English String Orchestra (1988-1992) and co-leader of sinfonia ViVA (1988-present). He was leader of Orchestra of the Swan in its early years and has...

  • Owen Farr

    Tenor Horn Tutor

    Owen Farr began his musical career with the Pontypool Brass Band at the age of six. He soon joined Gwent County Youth Brass Band and the National Youth Brass Band of Wales, progressing to Principal Horn in both ensembles. In 1995, he became the British Open Junior Solo Champion and was appointed Solo Horn for the Tredegar Town...

  • Kate Fawcett

    Baroque Violin and Viola Tutor

    During the final year of her postgraduate studies at Birmingham Conservatoire, Kate was offered a place in the European Union Baroque Orchestra 2001, which launched her career as a period instrument specialist. Since then she has performed throughout Europe and further afield with groups including the English Concert , The...

  • Margaret Fingerhut

    Piano Tutor

    Margaret Fingerhut has performed in many different countries and has become well-known for her imaginatively designed recital programmes 'Piano Themes' in which she explores the highways and byways of the piano repertoire. As a concerto soloist she has appeared with the London Symphony Orchestra, London Philharmonic Orchestra,...

  • Pavel Fischer

    Violin Tutor

    Pavel graduated from Prague Conservatoire and Academy of Performing Arts. He has gained many awards from important international competitions with numerous chambers ensembles. As the leader of the prestigious Škampa Quartet he appeared at important venues all over the world (Santory Hall, Carnegie Hall, Wigmore Hall, etc)....

  • Edward Francis-Smith

    Associate Double Bass Tutor

    Double bassist Edward Francis-Smith is a member of the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra in New York City. Born in Cornwall in 1996, he became a student of Thomas Martin age 12. He continued to study all things double bass with Mr. Martin at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire until 2016 when he gained a place at the elite Curtis...

  • Jez Franks

    Jazz Guitar Tutor

    Jez took up the guitar aged 15 and attended Leeds College of Music acquiring the College's Jazz Guitar Prize. He co-leads and writes for the band 'Compassionate Dictatorship' who recently released their third album 'Entertaining Tyrants' and toured extensively last year. He has also played, recorded and toured with a variety...

  • Shelley Fray

    Faculty Research Officer

    Shelley Fray is the Faculty Research Officer for the Faculty of Performance, Media and English. In previous roles she has worked as a Postgraduate Administrator and a Programmes and Academic Quality Review Manager at the University of Birmingham. Shelley is the first port of call for all enquiries regarding research and...

  • Jonathan French

    Senior Tutor in Accompaniment

    Jonathan French's work at the Conservatoire involves accompanying students for recitals, exams, competitions and auditions, as well as teaching and coaching. Away from the Conservatoire, he is a freelance concert pianist and accompanist. His performances have included piano concertos with various orchestras including the City...

  • Dr Devorina Gamalova

    Violin & Viola Tutor

    The Bulgarian-German musician Devorina Gamalova obtained her violin performing and teaching diplomas from the Music Academies in Sofia (Bulgaria) and Dresden (Germany), PG certificates from RCM and GSMD in London and in 2008 was awarded a PhD degree outright from the University of West London. Among her professors were Grigory...

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