Charles (double bass)

Charles was born in Tower Hamlets, London.  At the age of seven he started studying double bass under Mike Speed at Havering Music School and was selected to play with the LSO at the Opening Ceremony of the 2012 Olympics.  When he was 11, he won the 2015 Havering Young Musician playing Romanza. Charles has [...]

Sebastian (piano)

Sebastian began formal piano lessons aged three and a half, taking his first two graded exams in 2011 and, at the age of five, was chosen by Lang Lang to participate in the ‘Lang Lang inspires massed piano’ event at the Royal Festival Hall. At aged six, Sebastian became the youngest person to be admitted onto [...]

Willard (‘cello)

Willard started playing the ‘cello when he was four years old.  When he was eight he joined Wells Cathedral School as a chorister.  Although he loved being a chorister, after three years he felt torn between his choir commitments and his wanting to spend more hours playing the ‘cello. In 2013 Willard left Wells to [...]

Moses (piano)

Moses started playing the piano in Hong Kong, where he was born, and resumed lessons aged six when he moved to London with his family.  He started at the Royal Academy of Music aged eight and studies piano with Tessa Nicolson, as well as having violin lessons and being a member of the choir, orchestra [...]

Georgina (voice)

Georgina is from Luton and from a young age realised her passion for music and began teaching herself new repertoire and vocal techniques. Throughout junior school, Georgina sang in ensembles and in 2013 joined the Luton Youth Cantores performing mainly classical and jazz/pop repertoire.  As a member of the choir, Georgina performed in many concerts, [...]

Annie-May (violin)

Annie-May attends the Purcell School for Young Musicians where she holds a scholarship under the Government’s Music and Dance Scheme. She has been studying the violin with John Crawford, and is now also attending the Junior Department of the Royal Academy of Music. Annie-May is a member of the National Youth Chamber Orchestra, and the [...]

Ezo (violin)

Ezo started music at the age of four at the Royal Academy of Music with the “First String Experience”. Ezo was at the RAM for five years as well before studying at the Junior Guildhall for another five years. She will be continuing her musical studies at The Yehudi Menuhin School in September 2016. Ezo [...]

Shakira (cello)

Shakira, from Edinburgh, has played the cello since she was seven years old after hearing and falling in love with its sound.  Aged nine Shakira joined the City of Edinburgh Music School where she continues to study cello and piano. She has been a member of the National Children Orchestra of Great Britain for the [...]

Charles (classical guitar)

Charles started learning classical guitar at the age of eight.  Within a few years he had achieved grade 5 distinction and at the age of 13 passed his grade 8, also with distinction.  Since then he has entered competitions and played at concerts around Cornwall where he lives. In the six years Charles has participated [...]