Tutor in Piano and Accompaniment
GMusRNCM, PPRNCM, ARCM, FLCM
John is a Tutor in Piano at Undergraduate and Post Graduate level, as well as a Tutor in Accompaniment at Postgraduate level.
He studied at RNCM on Associated Board Scholarship and was first pianist to graduate with a First Class Honours Degree and the Professional Perfomance Diploma with Distinction in the same year.
He won the John Ireland Centenary Piano Competition and has since broadcast many of his works on BBC Radio. He has considerable experience in solo and chamber music playing and more recently, song recitals.
Concerto appearances with RPO ‘Pops’, RLPO and Northern Chamber Orchestra, and broadcasts on BBC Radios 2, 3 and Classic FM, also S4C and BBC.
Recitals at Wigmore Hall and Purcell Room (both solo and chamber) and various UK Festivals.
Undergraduate teaching in solo and accompaniment.
Postgraduate teaching to Masters Degree Level in solo and accompaniment
Tutor in Junior RNCM since 1980, RNCM since 1993, thus marking 40 years unbroken connection with RNCM including studies in Junior and Senior College from 1971.
Lectures for EPTA
Adjudicator for British Federation of Music Festivals
Tutor in piano at Manchester University and Chetham’s School of Music.
Masterclasses at Birmingham Junior Conservatoire, Huddersfield University and Manchester University.
Examining experience at RAM and Guildhall School of Music.