Murray McLachlan

Tutor in Piano

MA, LRAM

Email: Murray.McLachlan@rncm.ac.uk

Tutor in Pianoforte

As a concert artist Murray has received international critical acclaim for intelligent and sensitive interpretations and superb technical ability, appearing as soloist with most of the leading UK orchestras. He has received invitations to tour all five continents and his vast discography has received long-standing international recognition. His numerous CDs have won accolades, including full star ratings, as well as ‘rosette’ and ‘key recording’ status in the latest Penguin Guide to CDs.

He is Head of Keyboard at Chetham’s School of Music as well as Artistic Director of the internationally celebrated Chetham’s International Summer school and festival for Pianists. His new international concerto competition for young pianists was launched in 2007 and will be staged for the second time at Chetham’s and the RNCM with Manchester Camerata in summer 2009. Murray is prolific as a writer on pedagogical issues, is editor of Piano Professional and chair of EPTA UK. Many of his students enjoy successful careers as performers.