Lindsey Stoker

Senior Tutor in French Horn

GMusRNCM(hons), PPRNCM, SFHEA

Email: lindsey.Stoker@rncm.ac.uk

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 positions.

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 is also a member of Zephyr, playing chamber music concerts throughout the UK.

She has tutored the Horns at EUYO in 2010 and 2011 (Lindsey was First Horn in the orchestra in 1988 and 1989), and was a Guest Tutor at the Prague Hornclass in 2011, alongside Radek Baborak and Thomas Hauschild.

Lindsey is passionate about promoting the horn and leads schools workshops and the RNCM Young Horns, which encourages local young players. She has given Masterclasses and workshops with the British Horn Society and did an Erasmus exchange in 2009 with Froydis Ree Wekre in Oslo.