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Soloists & Conductors

Michael Atkinson Cello Member BBC Symphony Orchestra.
Simon Baggs Conductor Ex-member Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, guest leader RPCO and directed Orchestra of the Swan.
Helen Barker Oboe Member of Zephr Ensemble and guest principal RPO, Halle & BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra.
Daniel Bates Oboe Principal City of London Sinfonia and Irish Chamber Orchestra. Guest prinipal with all the major London orchestras.
Daniel Becker Piano First prizewinner British Contemporary Piano Competition and co-founder St George’s Chamber Orchestra.
Daniel Bhattacharya Violin Co-leader Phantom of the Opera in the West End and ex-member Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
Adrian Brendel Cello Member of Nash Ensemble. Concerto Soloist with Academy of St Martin’s, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Royal Scottish. Music Director ‘Music at Plush’.
Katherine Broderick Soprano Winner Kathleen Ferrier Award and Guildhall Gold Medal. Sang at Royal Opera House and English National Opera.
Jon Carnac Clarinet Member of West End production Les Miserables and regular guest principal with all the major London orchestras.
Thomas Carroll Cello Concerto Soloist with all the major London Orchestras and Professor Royal College of Music.
Huw Clement-Evans Oboe Frequent concerto soloist and member of West End Shows Sondheim’s ‘Passion’, ‘Oklahoma!’ and ‘The Witches of Eastwick’
Martin Cousin Piano Concerto Soloist with the LPO, RPO, Philharmonia, Halle and BBC Concert Orchestras.
Owen Dennis Oboe Member of Galliard Ensemble and principal of English Touring Opera. Guest principal London Mozart Players.
Pip Eastop Horn Guest principal with all the major London Orchestras and Professor Royal College of Music.
John Evans Bass Professor at the Guildhall.
Ruth Gibbins Mezzo soprano Sang with Gabrieli Consort and Polyphony.
Peter Graham Violin Member of Royal Philharmonic Orchestra and Leader of SGCO String Quartet.
Emma Harding Bassoon Principal Glyndebourne Touring Opera.
Thomas Hull Clarinet Director Ingpen & Williams.
Nicholas Hurndall Smith Tenor Member of I Fagiolini and sang with English Chamber Orchestra and English Touring Opera.
Sky Ingram Soprano Operatic roles at Royal Opera House, English National Opera, Opera North.
Ning Kam Violin International concerto soloist and 2nd prize Queen Elizabeth Competition, Brussels.
Sarah Kim Organ Prize-winner of the Sydney, Newcastle and Paris International Organ Competitions. Organist of Notre-Dame-des-Vertus and St George’s Anglican Church, Paris.
Rachel McIlwham Violin Ex-member London Philharmonic Orchestra.
Stewart McIlwham Flute / Piccolo Principal Piccolo and President of the London Philharmonic Orchestra and Professor Royal College of Music.
Dominic Moore Violin / Conductor Musical Director of St George’s Chamber Orchestra.
Alex Neal Conductor SGCO Timpanist, Co-prinipal BBC Symphony & Professor RCM.
Graham Neal Tenor Soloist with the Philharmonia.
Patricia Orr Mezzo soprano Welsh National Opera  Associate artist and sung for Opera Holland Park, Garsington and English Touring Opera.
Martin Owen Horn Prinicpal BBC Symphony and Professor Royal Academy of Music.
Ruth Ross Trumpet Co-principal English Touring Opera and guest LSO, RPO and Royal Opera House.
Patrick Savage Violin Leader RPCO, Ex Leader Tippett Quartet, Ex member RPO & film composer.
Helen Sharp Harp Member of Chroma Ensemble and regular guest with all the major London orchestras.
Susannah Startup Soprano Member & a soloist of the Choir of St George’s, Beckenham.
Reuben Thomas Bass Lay Clerk at Westminster Cathedral. Sang the part of Aeneas with Emma Kirkby as Dido in Purcell’s Dido and Aeneas.
Cameron Todd Trumpet Ex-principal Orquestra Nacional do Porto.
Maxime Tortelier Conductor Leverhulme Young Conductor in Association with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra 2012-14.
Edward Vanderspar Viola Principal London Symphony Orchestra.
Marie Vassiliou Soprano Soloist at BBC Proms. Winner of the Tagore Gold Medal at the RCM and Professor at the Guildhall.
Suzanne Willison Harp Principal Royal Philharmonic Orchestra.
Katy Woolley Horn Principal Philharmonia Orchestra.
Jeremy Young Piano Senior Piano Tutor and Head of the International Chamber Music Studio at the Royal Northern College of Music.