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    We hope you enjoy listening to our accordion teacher, Paul Chamberlain. 

    Paul Chamberlain was one of the first classical accordionists to graduate from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow, where he studied with Djordje Gajic. He graduated from the conservatoire with a Master of Music Performance with Distinction. Whilst studying there he was awarded the acclaimed Governors Recital Prize for Keyboard and was also one of the keyboard section finalists in the 2011 Royal Overseas League competition. Paul is a highly accomplished player with appearances at international music festivals such as Baltica Harmonica in St Petersburg, Russia; Sata-Häme Soi Accordion festival in Ikaalinen, Finland; and the world-famous Edinburgh Fringe Festival, held annually in Scotland. He has also performed in France, Italy, Greece, Bahrain and the USA. He made his Bridgewater Hall debut with a solo recital as part of the long-established Manchester Mid-Days concert series in 2013 and completed a major national tour of concerts in July 2014 to coincide with his second CD release ‘Accordion Sensations’. He has also performed with Ute Lemper and the Scottish Chamber Orchestra, the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, the Paragon Ensemble, Scottish Opera Connect Orchestra, and is a founder member of the Scottish Tango Ensemble. Paul has also been featured on BBC Radio 3’s ‘In Tune’ programme, BBC Radio Scotland’s ‘Classics Unwrapped’ and California’s KDFC Classical Music Radio Station in San Francisco.

    Today we are featuring his inclusion on a broadcast from the BBC Radio Scotland programme “Classics Unwrapped”. Where various musicians are asked to send in a recording. Paul performed a piece by French composer Franck Angelis, called Romance.

    The programme is on BBC Sounds
    https://www.bbc.co.uk/sounds/play/m000jt6w
    Mr Chamberlain is featured at 51min 40sec

    You can read about our other peripatetic teachers and listen to each of them perform by clicking the links below:

    Ms Carly Blain - Violin teacher 

    Mr George Kypridemos - Music assistant and piano teacher

     

    Stephen Dennis, Director of Music