Lindsey Stoker

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Senior Tutor in French Horn


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Senior Horn Tutor

Chamber Music Coaching

Young Horns Workshop leader



Lindsey is Senior Horn Tutor and Co-ordinator for Young Horns at the RNCM.

An RNCM graduate herself, where she studied with Mike Purton and Derek Taylor, Lindsey has been teaching at the College since 1990. Between 1990 and 2000 she was Assistant Principal Horn with the Hallé Orchestra and continues to enjoy a freelance performing career alongside her RNCM teaching. She has played Principal Horn with BBC Philharmonic, RLPO, BBC Concert Orchestra, Manchester Camerata, Northern Chamber Orchestra, RTE and Birmingham Royal Ballet, and has worked with Opera North, CBSO, BBC NOW, and Scottish Opera.

Lindsey has regularly played chamber music concerts throughout the UK as a member of Zephyr and Free Trade Wiinds and has been a guest with Ensemble 360 and Haffner quintet.

Lindsey has become well regarded Internationally as a horn teacher and performer, giving masterclasses in Moscow, St Petersburg,Prague,Oslo,Hong Kong, Porto and in the UK. She is one of the horn tutors for EUYO,most recently coaching in Italy 2021 and for NYO and NYO inspire. She was a guest Tutor at the Prague Hornclass in 2011, alongside Radek Baborak and Thomas Hauschild and in 2015.

Lindsey is passionate about promoting the horn and leads schools workshops and the RNCM Young Horns, which encourages local young players. She is currently the chair of the British Horn Society.