Adjudicators 2019

Claire Jackson, wind, brass, instrumental groups

Claire Jackson, wind, brass, instrumental groups

Clare Jackson studied at Trinity College London and the Royal College of Music and spent many happy years freelancing with a variety of orchestras, but especially The Orchestra of English National Ballet, Ballet Rambert, Birmingham Royal Ballet and English Sinfonia….

Simon Ballard, GBSM LRAM LGSM ABSM ARCM (piano)

Simon Ballard was born in Warwickshire and whilst still at school played several concertos with the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra at Birmingham Town Hall.  He continued his studies with the Austrian pianist Katharina Wolpe in London. Simon is well…

Christine Cairns (Vocal, choral, musical theatre & strings)

Christine Cairns has sung all over the world in concert and recital and has become best known for her interpretation of the late romantic repertoire, particularly Mahler. In 1984 Christine was propelled into an international career when a chance audition…

DUNCAN HONEYBOURNE BMus(Hons) HonBC  (Organ Class)


Duncan Honeybourne enjoys a rich and diverse career as a pianist and in music education. He has toured extensively at home and abroad as a recitalist, concerto soloist and chamber musician and his solo performances are frequently broadcast on BBC…