• About the Muscians

  • British clarinettist Matthew Scott graduated from the Royal Academy of Music (RAM) with BMus(Hons) First Class in 2013, followed by an MA with Distinction and DipRAM in 2015, generously supported by scholarships from the Royal Academy of Music, The Countess of Munster Musical Trust and The Greenbank Scholarship....

  • Gareth Humphreys is from Caerleon in Newport, South Wales. He showed an interest in music from an early age, taking up the Clarinet at the age of seven, followed by Saxophone aged nine and Bassoon aged twelve....

  • Timothy Ellis

    French Horn

    After beginning his musical career studying with Emma Roberts, and with four years in the National Children’s orchestra, Timothy Ellis is now a second year postgraduate horn player at the Royal Academy of Music, having previously been a first study pianist, also at the Academy, studying with Carole Presland....

  • Romanian-born pianist Alexandra Vaduva started playing the piano at age 4 under Doina Olteteanu. She has since won numerous national and international piano competitions....

  • Júlia Pusker was born into a family of musicians in Hungary, where she began her violin studies at the age of five. Two years later she was awarded the First Prize at the János Koncz National Violin Competition held in Szombathely....

  • Alexandra Lomeiko was born in 1991 and began violin lessons at the age of 5 in Christchurch, New Zealand. During the following years she received many awards and prizes around New Zealand including 2nd place at the Sentinel Performers Competition (2005) and 3rd place at the National Concerto Competition (2008)....

  • Rosemary Hinton

    Violinist

    Rosemary Hinton studied at Chetham’s School of Music and the Royal Academy of Music with Benedict Holland and Tomatada Soh....

  • Ugne Tiskute, a young and vibrant Lithuanian born violist has established herself as an internationally renowned musician and winner of various international competitions and major awards....

  • Emily Pond

    Viola

    Born in Stoke-on-Trent, Emily Pond graduated from Royal Academy of Music with a Distinction for her MA in Performance and was also awarded a Dip RAM for an outstanding final recital....

  • Mike Newman

    Cellist

    Michael Newman is a Cellist equally comfortable in Classical, Jazz and Folk styles. He recently completed Masters Degree with Distinction at the Royal Academy of Music where he studied with renowned Swedish Cellist and Composer Mats Lidström....

  • Russian cellist Tatiana Chernyshova began cello and piano lessons at the age of six and in 2004, went to study at the Moscow Special Music School with Professor Vladimir Tonkha....

  • Swiss cellist Timothée Botbol has given solo performances in venues including Kings Place, Chapel Royal – Hampton Court Palace, Lausanne Steinway Hall and Kultur-Rockt Festival in Germany....

  • Hannah Turnball

    Double Bass

    Hannah Turnbull grew up in Surrey and had a keen interested in music from a young age. She began playing the flute age six, piano age ten, and finally the double bass age fifteen....