This concert has been kindly sponsored by Julian Hardinge.
Isabella began the cello at the age of 4 and now studies with Richard May in Bristol. She is a Grade 8 pianist and also plays the fretless bass guitar. In 2019, Isabella won the Two Moors Festival Young Musicians Competition.
Isabella is taking A levels in Music, Physics and Biology and is currently writing a paper on how music affects brain neuroplasticity. She has recently taken her Trinity College London Associateship Diploma and hopes to secure a place at a music conservatoire in 2023.
Peter was a music and organ scholar at Oxford University and was taught by Maurice Cole and Professor Alexander Kelly of the Royal Academy of Music. A pianist, organist and flautist, Peter reached the regional piano finals of the BBC Young Musician of the Year.
Peter is a coach, accompanist, répétiteur, choral director, music arranger and copyist. He has a teaching practice in Exeter and has been commissioned to write programme notes, concert scripts and lectures. Engagements as pianist, accompanist and director have taken him across Europe and to Australia.