Morning session (10.00 – 12.00): Violin and Piano
Individual tuition (each session lasts 45 minutes). Two violin and two piano sessions are available. Bring your own music to work on (sending details in advance to Inverurie Music).
Afternoon session (13.00 – 16.30): Chamber music
Group tuition with groups which are formed depending on the participants joining the session. If already playing in a chamber group, you are welcome to join as a group. If the group is not already formed, Madeleine and Nigel will select pieces to work on and will send scores in advance.
Madeleine Mitchell has been described by The Times as ‘one of Britain’s liveliest musical forces (and) foremost violinists’. Her performances in some 50 countries as soloist and chamber musician in a wide repertoire are frequently broadcast for television and radio including the BBC Proms, ABC (Australia), Bayerischer Rundfunk, S4C and Italian TV when she won the Palma d’Oro, praised both for her vibrant lyrical intensity and pioneering creativity. She won a Royal Philharmonic Society Enterprise Award in 2022 for her creative project linking art and music in film. Madeleine is a Professor at the Royal College of Music, London.
Nigel Clayton studied at the Royal College of Music, London, where he won prizes in every category of piano performance and was awarded the College’s yearly prize for his Bachelor of Music Degree. He has toured worldwide and throughout the UK. Nigel is Professor of piano at the Royal College of Music, London and visiting Professor of piano at the North East of Scotland Music School.