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Headshots of the RCM's 2018/19 Junior and Piano Accompaniment Fellows

2018/19 piano accompaniment and junior fellows announced

Friday 9 November 2018

Royal College of Music Director Professor Colin Lawson CBE has announced the remarkable musicians who will be piano accompaniment and junior fellows for the 2018/19 academic year. 

Piano accompaniment and junior fellows make a vital contribution to life at the RCM in a wide variety of ways: putting on concerts and lectures, undertaking special research projects, coaching and accompanying RCM students and providing them with support through their transition to professional careers.

Selected via a competitive audition process, the following list comprises some of today’s most talented young performers and academics. Those marked with asterisks below are holding fellowships for a second year.

Junior Fellows

Mills Williams Junior Fellowship

For students on the Artist Diploma course

Ana de Braga e Alves, viola

Constant & Kit Lambert Junior Fellowship

For students on the Artist Diploma course

Gabriella Jones, violin

Accompaniment Fellows

Lord and Lady Lurgan Piano Accompaniment Fellowship

Hamish Brown, vocal faculty

Gilbert and Eileen Edgar and Anthony Saltmarsh Piano Accompaniment Fellowship

John Cuthbert*, woodwind, brass and percussion faculties

Adami Award for Piano Accompaniment Fellows

Belinda Jones, string faculty

Harpsichord and Continuo Fellowship

Claire Williams*, harpsichord