Meet the Staff
Juliet works for the Guildhall School of Music and Drama as centre manager for the Norfolk Centre for Young Musicians (NCYM).
Based on CYM London (which was named in the top 10 performing arts institutions worldwide in 2016), NCYM opened in 2013 and has led the
way for other regional CYM centres now established in Taunton, Saffron Walden and Peterborough.
CYM centres are a division of the Guildhall School and form part of their extensive under 18 music education provision.
Taking up the Oboe in secondary school, Juliet went on to play in the
Leicestershire Schools Symphony Orchestra, continuing her studies at the
Royal Northern College of Music and the Royal Academy of Music under
Lady Barbirolli, Michael Dobson and George Caird. She has performed
extensively in London, Buckinghamshire, Bedford and Norfolk.
She is also a committed teacher, with several of her pupils now playing
Juliet is passionate about developing opportunities for young artists to play
together. She is director of ‘Triorca’, a highly acclaimed European youth
orchestra recruiting players from Britain, Serbia and Germany with Nicholas
Daniel (Queens medal winner for music in 2012) as its Artistic director.
NCYO students are also invited to take part in Triorca.
Andrew read music at Lancaster University before honing his conducting skills at Trinity College of Music, London where he won the Hertford Choral Scholarship and the Ricordi Conducting Prize.
In a career spanning almost two decades highlights have included working with such distinguished soloists as Simon Blendis, Guy Johnston, Stephen
Hough, Jennifer Pike and Peter Donohoe, amongst many others; giving the premiere of a new work for ‘DJ’ and ensemble by Gabriel Prokofiev (which was later unveiled at the Proms); preparing orchestras for renowned film composer Debbie Wiseman and conductors Barry Wordsworth and Ed Gardner; performing alongside celebrities such as Jonathan Ross, Henry Kelly and Sir Terry Wogan; and broadcasting live on BBC Radio 3. Future work includes engagements with the Essex Chamber Orchestra, the Norfolk County Youth Orchestra, the Wolsey Orchestra, the National Children's Orchestras of Great Britain, Wimbledon Symphony Orchestra and the Dorking Chamber Orchestra as well as his fourteenth appearance at European Youth Music Week.
Andrew has held teaching posts at Lancaster University, Junior Trinity and Oxford Brookes University and continues the roles of musical director with the Junior Trinity Symphony Orchestra, the Essex Chamber Orchestra and
St. Paul’s Sinfonia, as well as the BBC Elstree Concert Band.
In February 2004 Andrew was awarded first prize at the prestigious Allianz-Cornhill Musical Insurance Conducting Competition having received unanimous votes from both jury and orchestra.
Head of Strings
Paul Warburton began his musical life as a chorister at Lincoln Cathedral, eventually going on to study the violin in Birmingham, with Beverley Davison, and in London with Howard Davis.
He studied Chamber Music with the Alberni String Quartet, Peter Cropper (Lindsay String Quartet), Roger Bigley (ex Lindsay Quartet) and John Todd (ex Coull Quartet). As a student he was awarded the ESTA Award for String Quartet Playing and the Sylvia Cleaver Chamber Music Prize.
Since then he has enjoyed a wide and varied career as a professional
violinist, performing with the CBSO under Simon Rattle and Sakari Oramo in
virtually every capital city in Europe and many major music festivals worldwide, (BBC Proms, Edinburgh, New York, Chicago, Washinton, Dallas, Los Angeles, Paris, Berlin, Brussels, Madrid, Lisbon, Tokyo, Osaka, Sapporo, Rio de Janeiro, Vienna, Amsterdam, Rome etc.). With the CBSO he has played in countless TV and radio broadcasts and on numerous CD recordings.
As well as his work with the CBSO Paul was for 18 years a member, and
Assistant Leader, of the Glyndebourne Opera Orchestra. He has played
regularly with the Royal Shakespeare Company, BBC Orchestras, Opera
North, Welsh National Opera, Garsington Opera, Covent Garden Soloists,
D’Oyly Carte Opera and many other orchestras and chamber groups, as well
as TV, film work, solo engagements and sessions. He has worked with many
of the world’s greatest conductors, soloists, actors and musicians including
Gennady Rozhdestvensky, Sir Simon Rattle, Yehudi Menuhin, Maxim
Vengerov, Lang Lang, Vadim Repin, Nigel Kennedy, Heinz Holliger, Lynn
Harrell, Truls Mørk, Håkan Hardenberger, Dame Judi Dench and Alan
Paul has always combined his playing career with teaching in schools and
colleges. He has worked on a huge number of projects for the CBSO
Education Department, and as part of their annual residency at the Dartington
International Summer School, Paul performed and coached some of the best
music students from the UK and overseas.
He is presently director of Chamber Music at NCYM and teaches the violin at
St John’s College School, Cambridge and Uppingham School.