Whitgift International Music Competition Adjudicators 2017

Huw Davies

Deputy Managing Director of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO)

Jessica Duchen

Author, journalist, critic and Editor of Amati Magazine

Ivo Stankov

Leading Bulgarian violinist and Director of the London Festival of Bulgarian Culture

Rosanna Whitfield

Director of Music at Whitgift School and adjudicator for the British and International Federation of Festivals

Philip Winter

Director of Orchestral Music at Whitgift

Lorraine Temple

Head of Brass at Whitgift School

Guest Adjudicators 2017

Alison Mears

Head of Junior Guildhall


Previous Guest Adjudicators


Itzhak Rashkovsky (2017)

Internationally-renoqed Russian-Israeli violinist and pedagogue and Professor or Violin at the Royal College of Music

Simon Duja (2017)

International clarinet soloist and Professor at the Academy of Music, Theatre and Fine Arts, Moldova

Ilian Garnetz (2015)

Multi award-winning Moldovan violinist

Guy Johnston (2013 and 2015)

Professor of ‘Cello at the Royal Academy of Music and winner of both the BBC Young Musician of the Year and a Classical Brit Award

Remus Azoitei (2013)

Professor of Violin at the Royal Academy of Music and Artistic Director of the Enescu Society in London