Charlotte Tomlinson

Charlotte TomlinsonCharlotte Tomlinson gives talks, master classes, and coaches at music conservatories and universities around the world. She has worked for the Norfolk Chamber Music Festival (Yale Summer Music School, USA), the Imani Wind Festival(New York), for the Verbier Academy and Verbier Festival Orchestras, Sydney Symphony Orchestra and Swedish Radio Symphony Orchestra. She held piano master classes at the International Piano Academy, Konz, Germany (2015-2017) and has given master classes and coaching at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester, Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, Leeds University, University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, the Oxford International Piano Festival, the National Youth Orchestra,The Yehudi Menuhin School, Wells Cathedral School and Sydney Conservatorium amongst others. She has spoken at the Leeds International Piano Competition, the annual ABRSM Teachers Conference and was a keynote speaker for the Conference of European Music Schools (2017) and General Assembly of the World Federation of International Music Competitions (2019). She is working at the Norwegian Music Academy, Oslo, October 2019, and has been invited to work with the laureates of the Sydney International Piano Competition (2020).

As a pianist-accompanist she has travelled extensively. She was an accompanist for all the London music colleges, for BBC Young Musician of the Year and broadcast for Dutch National Radio, RTHK and BBC Radio 3. She is now increasingly giving solo recitals around the UK. She has worked as a vocal coach for the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, and at the Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts. She taught piano at the Purcell School,UK for eleven years and founded and directed an international chamber music course, which was given a glowing endorsement from Sir Simon Rattle.

Charlotte is widely considered an international expert in performance anxiety related to musicians. She interviewed 43 top international musicians on film about how they manage performance stress, Beyond Stage Fright (2015); she was interviewed for BBC TV Proms Extra (2015) for the American documentary, Composed (2016)and for the BBC World Service(2017) as an expert in performance anxiety. She has written two books Music from the Inside Out(Matador, 2012) and Keep Calm and Pass your Music Exam(Chester, 2017). As well as an international performance coaching practice and international career giving talks, master classes and coaching, she teaches piano and chamber music to students from the University of Oxford, to alumni from the London music colleges and pianists travel from across the world to study with her.

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Freedom in Piano Playing – January 2021
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