Timothy Barratt : Adjudicator
NORAH SANDE AWARD 2017
A piano competition for Young Adult Pianists of Kent, Sussex, Surrey and London postal districts
GRSM LRAM ARCM
studied on a Scholarship at the Royal Academy of Music, winning many major awards, and completed his studies with Vlado Perlemuter in Paris and Geoffrey Parsons. He has toured and broadcast extensively in the UK and abroad as soloist, accompanist and chamber music player. Whilst still a student he developed a special interest in song accompaniment through playing for Masterclasses at Aldeburgh, subsequently partnering such artists as Dame Felicity Lott and Robert White. In addition, instrumentalists he has worked with include Jack Brymer, Bradley Creswick and Haaken Hardenberger.
Teaching forms a major part of his musical life and he works with pupils of all ages and levels from beginner to post-graduate. Having taught at the RAM, TCM, Morley College for many years and as Head of Keyboard at Dulwich College for some 25 years, he now pursues a busy freelance career, teaching pupils of all ages from beginners to post-graduate. He frequently directs teachers’ workshops and Masterclasses for performers in the UK and Far East and is a busy Competition and Festival adjudicator.
An ABRSM examiner since 1991, he is also a Trainer and Consultant Moderator. Other work for the AB includes co-writing the Board’s Teaching Notes on Piano Exam pieces, selecting the graded Piano pieces and presenting Seminars.