We are proud of our team of tutors, who between them cover a huge range of specialities, and bring their professional expertise as professional performers, teachers and conductors.

Ibi AzizĀ 

ibiazizIbi plays with a number of distinguished musicians and ensembles such as the Rose Consort of Viols, Charivari Agreable, the Deller Consort and Dame Emma Kirkby. He is also the founder of the Maresienne Consort and co-founder of the viol consort Chelys. When not performing or touring Ibi teaches at Morley College in London and on music courses throughout the UK, Europe and the USA.

Dr Marion Doherty-Hayden

marionhaydenMarion tutors on early music courses in Ireland, the UK and Europe and is in regular demand as a harpsichordist, viol player, and teacher of conducting. She is the conductor of St. George’s Singers in Belfast, the founder of three choirs (Enchiriadis, Enchiriadis Treis, and Enchiriadis Junior with whom she has toured widely) and she has been a guest conductor at the University of Minnesota, Duluth.

Pamela Flanagan

pamelaflanaganPamela studied piano, violoncello, recorder and viol at the Royal Irish Academy of Music and is a former student of Jacqueline Du Pre. Having spent many years training teachers and performers in her positions as Professor and Head of Musicianship at the RIAM and Head of Educational Music at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, she now pursues a career as a freelance teacher and conductor in Ireland and the UK.

Emma Murphy

emmamurphyEmma is a tutor on many early music courses throughout the UK and, as a performer, has worked with such diverse artists and ensembles such as the King’s Consort, Ex Cathedra, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and singer Kate Bush. She has also written and presented features related to the recorder and early music as a frequent broadcaster on BBC Radio 3.

Marion Scott

marionscottMarion has played and recorded with many orchestras and ensembles such as the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, the Academy of Ancient Music and the Purcell Quartet in a performing career which has taken her to Europe, USA and South America. She has combined this with a long and distinguished career as a recorder teacher, and is a tutor on a variety of music courses in the UK

Philip Thorby

philipthorbyPhilip is one of the UK’s leading performers and teachers of Renaissance and Baroque Music. A Senior Fellow at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, he is the founder and director of Musica Antiqua of London whose recordings of repertoire ranging from Josquin des Pres to virtuoso instrumental music have received considerable critical acclaim. Philip has also worked with such artists as Sir Paul McCartney, Barbra Streisand and John Tavener.