Master-Classes, courses in conducting, cello and chamber music in the following countries:



United Kingdom 

2016                Royal Northern College of Music 

2009                Accorded Fellowship of Higher Education Academy (FHEA)                                                                 IMG 0222

1999 -              Senior Fellow, Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music & Dance (formerly Trinity College of                                Music)

1996 -  1999    Cello Professor, Trinity College of Music

1995 - 1997     Visiting Lecturer, Sheffield University

1990 - 1992     Visiting Lecturer, City University, London

1989 - 1996     Head of Strings, London College of Music - Thames Valley University

                              Principal responsibilities:

                             ·         Development of the curriculum and initiation of the Masters Degree in Performance

                             ·         Student recruitment from overseas

                             ·         Initiation of chamber music course

                             ·         Redrafting of BA course to incorporate chamber music and other practical subjects

                             ·         Creation of String Orchestra

                             ·         Development of Symphony Orchestra

1970 - 1972     Carmel College. Invited to form a music department



2016  & 2018      Shanghai Conservatory of Music

                             Zhejiang  Conservatory of Music


United States

2015                 University of Boston

2013                 University of Boston

2012                 University of Southern California

2009                 Irvine, University of California

2007                 Queens College, New York

2004                 University of Indiana

2004                 Queens College, New York

2003                 University of Michigan  

2002                 University of Texas

2002                 University of Michigan



1998 & 2002    Australian National Academy of Music - ANAM

                        Victoria College of Arts

                   University of Melbourne

                        Sydney Conservatorium

                        Queensland Conservatorium

                        Canberra International Chamber Music Festival

                        University of SW Australia (Perth)


1975 - 1976     Jamaica School of Music. Invited by Dr. Henry Havergal, to the Jamaica School of Music to teach and perform



1978 - 1989   Royal Irish Academy of Music

                        Trinity College, Dublin

                        Monthly visits to Dublin to work with cellists from the RTE Symphony Orchestra.  This project was later expanded to include all strings and chamber music.  The work was under the auspices of Dublin Philharmonic Society and supported by:

                                          ·         The Arts Council

                                          ·         The Royal Irish Academy of Music

                                          ·         The E.E.C.

                                          ·         The Bank of Ireland

                                          ·         Radio Telefis Eireann



Annual visits since 1986:

                        Faculdade Santa Marcelina - São Paulo*

                        Conservatório Brooklyn Paulista - São Paulo*

                        Universidade do Rio Grande do Sul - Porto Allegre

                        Escola de Música de Piracicaba - São Paulo

                        Conservatório Dramático e Musical “Dr. Carlos de Campos de Tatui

                        Master-Classes in Recife*

                        Conservatório Carlos Gomes – Belém

*Visits at the invitation of the British Council & VITAE



Hong Kong

1972 - 1973     Music Department, The Chinese University of Hong Kong – Hong Kong N.T.



1975 - 1979    Kuala Lumpur Conservatory

                       Penang School of Music


Mexico             1976-


                        Faculdade de Música, UNAM (National University of Mexico) Annual visits

                        Escuela Superior de Música, Mexico City

                        Escuela de Música de Xalapa

                        Escuela de Música de Guadalajara

                        Escuela de Música de Querétaro

                        Escuela de Vida y Movimiento, Mexico City

                        Conservatório de Música, México



1976 - 1982    Master-Classes in Bogotá



1989                Conservatório de Música, Lima


Northern Ireland

1978                University of Belfast



1976                École Internationale de Musique d’Été, Nice


Taiwan, Singapore, India

1975 - 1977     Master Classes in various musical institutions