Belfast, Northern Ireland
Royal College of Music, studied with Phyllis Sellick and Hubert Dawkes
Advanced study at Guildhall School of Music and Drama – Accompanist and Repetiteur – Winner Michael James Music Trust Scholarship
Birmingham Royal Ballet – Company Pianist; Royal Ballet Upper School – Head Pianist; National Opera, New Music Theatre Labs, BBC Imagineering Lab – Repetiteur/Pianist
English National Ballet
Joined December 2012. A Tribute to Nureyev – Petrushka; Raymonda Act III (solo piano); Lest We Forget – Liam Scarlett’s No Man’s Land (solo piano – Cantique d’amour – Franz Liszt); Stina Quagebeur’s Vera; Sehnsuch; The Sea and Sleep (solo piano – Ivor Gurney); Kylián’s Petite Mort (solo piano) and Dance Journey’s Perfect Disorder (solo piano); Digital Season – Yuri Possokhov’s Senseless Kindness (solo piano – Piano Trio No. 1 – Shostakovich); Digital Season – Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui’s Laid in Earth (solo piano – Dido and Aeneas – Henry Purcell).
The Royal Ballet; Australian Ballet; The Place; Royal Ballet Sinfonia; Orchestra of the Royal Opera House; City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra: Pianist/Celesta/Harpsichord. Extensive Recital and Chamber music, has played in all major concert halls. Solo Pianist in Henze’s Elegy for Young Lovers (Opera de Lausanne), Berio Choro (BBC Prom); Samuel Clytemnestra (BBC Wales); Pianist and Coach of Piano and Chamber Music, (McKinsey European Music Festival); The Knack (ENO) and Council for Music in Hospitals. Performed at the Despertares 2019 Gala in Guadalajara, for Alina Cojocaru and Isaac Hernández’s performance of Liam Scarlett’s No Man’s Land (solo piano – Cantique d’amour – Liszt), and for Natalia Osipova and Jason Kittelberger’s performance of Jason Kittelberger’s Left Behind (solo piano – Elegy, op3.no.1 – Rachmaninov).