2019 Competition Jury Panel

Jury Panel

Jo Cole

Head of Strings at Royal Academy of Music

Professor of Cello at Royal Academy of Music

Nicola Eimer

Professor of Piano at Royal Academy of Music

Renowned concert pianist and chamber musician

Julie Kennard

Former Professor of Singing at Royal Academy of Music

Renowned concert soprano

Anna Pope

Faculty at Junior Academy and Purcell School over 20 years

Renowned flautist and educator

David Woodcock

Director of Music at Harrow School, London

Renowned conductor and educator

Amy Yuan

Associate of Royal Academy of Music

The only Chinese national to have led National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain

Lucinda Allen

Voice Coach to West End performers

Vocal coach at The Institute of Contemporary
Music Performance

Official Accompanist

All candidates will be accompanied by our official accompanist and will have a run-through ahead of the competition

Alexandra Vaduva

Winner of Hattori Foundation Music Award

Piano alumna of Royal Academy of Music

Mina Beldimanescu

Award winning pianist

Piano alumna of Royal Academy of Music