Tim Johnson

Precentor and Director of Music at Eton College Renowned conductor and educator Tim is Precentor and Director of Music at Eton College. Choral highlights of his time at Eton have included two CD recordings and choir tours of China, Japan, India, Germany and Latvia. The choir is regularly heard on the professional concert platform, with […]

Professor Kathron Sturrock

Jury In person and OnlinePiano professor and Collaborative Piano professor at the Royal College of Music Kathron Sturrock was twice the winner for the best pianist at the Sofia International Opera Competition. After these awards she was invited to work for several years with Elisabeth Schwarzkopf in her Master Classes throughout Europe. She is a […]

Professor John Hutchins

Jury In person Director of Junior Royal Academy of Music Director of LRAM As Director of the LRAM teaching course at the Royal Academy of Music he devised a course for students to provide the basic tools to begin a career in instrumental teaching. With over thirty years of teaching experience, John has become sought-after […]

Professor Nicola Eimer

Jury In person Piano Accompaniment and Chamber Music at the Royal Academy of Music. Renowned concert pianist and chamber musician. British Pianist Nicola Eimer has performed as a soloist and chamber music across Europe, Asia and America and has played at the major UK venues including the Barbican and Wigmore Hall. A graduate of New […]

Professor Jo Cole

Jury In person and Online Former Head of Strings at the Royal Academy of Music. Professor of Cello at Royal Academy of Music. Jo Cole is Head of Strings and cello professor at the Royal Academy of Music. She won a scholarship to study at the Academy herself where she was a pupil of Florence […]

Professor Fraser Gordon

Jury In person Head of Woodwind at the Royal Academy of Music. Principal Contrabassoon at Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. After several busy years freelancing with the orchestras in Scotland, he was appointed to his current post as Principal Contrabassoon in the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in 2011, following in the footsteps of several notable British contrabassoonists including […]

David Woodcock

Jury Online Director of Music at Harrow School, London. Renowned conductor and educator. David Woodcock began his musical education as a chorister at Canterbury Cathedral under Dr Allan Wicks. He returned to Canterbury at the age of 16 and completed 2 years as Cathedral Organ Scholar before going up to Cambridge as Organ Scholar at […]

Richard Morris

Advisor Former CEO of ABRSM. Former Chairman of Yehudi Menuhin School.

Professor David Strange

Advisor Professor of Cello at Royal Academy of Music. Former Head of Strings at Royal Academy of Music.

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