Accompanists

 

Our Accompanists in 2019 are :

 Rosemary Robinson,  Oksana King , Aidan Dixon and Jennifer Partridge

Private rehearsal with the official accompanist before the Festival may be arranged at a fee of £15.00 per half-hour. Check the accompanist for your class and call the relevant number below.

Rosemary Robinson      tel: 01788 567613

Rosemary read music at Newnham College, Cambridge. Now based in Rugby, she is much in demand as a freelance accompanist and teacher. She has performed throughout the UK as well as in Germany and Norway both on piano and harpsichord. In her spare time she enjoys writing music for recorder ensemble: her suite Ambion Hill was commissioned for the 2009 Society of Recorder Players Festival. She was recently soloist in the premiere of John Hawkes’ Concertino for harpsichord and recorder orchestra. She has also been the official accompanist at the Northern Recorder Course.

 

Oksana King    Mobile: 07530 330 914
and email: ok.smolnyi@hotmail.com

‘Oksana  is a Russian born pianist and piano teacher based in Brixworth. She was educated in St Petersburg Conservatoire, where she completed her Performer’s Diploma with Distinctions.
She performed as a soloist throughout Russia and the Czech Republic, where she also has accompanied instrumentalists, choirs and solo singers.
Having substantial experience with providing accompaniments for Grades and Diploma examinations of ABRSM she frequently performs as an accompanist at the concerts and Festivals.

Jennifer Partridge   Telephone: 01933 413671 mobile: 07780880615 (unavailable for rehearsals from 7-16th May)

Northamptonshire resident Jennifer Partridge has won plaudits from audiences world-wide with her
brother, the eminent tenor Ian Partridge CBE. She has also accompanied numerous other singers and instrumentalists and has adjudicated at The Royal Academy of Music, The Royal College of Music.
Trinity College and The Guildhall School of Music and Drama where she trained.

Aidan Dixon
Works as an accompanist to soloists and choirs, maths & piano tutor.
He is also an accomplished jazz pianist.