Academic Advisor to the Academy:
Prof Dr Reinhard Strohm PhD(TU Berlin) MA(Oxon) MA(Yale) FBA HonFASC
Emeritus Professor of Music at the University of Oxford
Educational Advisor to the Academy:
John McIntosh OBE MA FRSA HonFCP HonFASC
Headmaster Emeritus of the London Oratory School
To make an enquiry of the Early Music Advisory Panel,
Early Music Advisory Panel:
Rt Rev Dom Cuthbert Brogan OSB MA(Oxon) HonFASC
Dom Cuthbert is Abbott of St Michael's Abbey in
Farnborough and will answer enquiries on Gregorian
Chant and Liturgical History.
Farnborough Abbey has an extensive library on the
Andrew Carwood MA(Cantab) HonFASC
Andrew is Director of
The Cardinall's Musick
and is an international soloist/consort singer who
has sung and recorded with The Tallis Scholars,
The Sixteen, the Gabrieli Consort, Westminster
Cathedral Choir and the Parley of Instruments.
He is an expert on late 15th and 16/17th century
choral repertoire, the Liturgy and the Chant.
Andrew was Director of Music at Brompton Oratory
from 1995-2000, and is currently the Director of
Music at St Paul's Cathedral, London.
Neil Coleman BMus(Edin) LRAM HonFASC
Neil is a freelance harpsichord and clavichord
soloist, specialising in early keyboard music,
ornamentation and continuo realisation.
Dr Kate Eckersley BA DPhil(Oxon) HonFASC
Kate is freelance singer and lecturer, has
recorded a number of Scarlatti cantatas and is an
expert on the 18th century Italian Cantata,
Domenico Scarlatti and Vivaldi.
She is a member of the Choir at
St James's Roman Catholic Church,
Spanish Place, London.
Ruth Holton MA(Cantab) LRAM HonFASC
Ruth is a freelance singer and former member of
with very many early music recordings to her
She has recorded with the choir of St Thomas's,
Leipzig, Germany, and performed with them in
Westminster Abbey and on BBC Radio 3 to wide
Ruth is available as a teacher and coach based in
the London area.
Prof Dr Richard King BMus MMus PhD(Stanford) HonFASC
Richard is a Professor of Music at the University
of Maryland, USA, and President of the American
Handel Society. He has written extensively and is
an authority on the "Life and Works of G F Handel".
Nicholas Mitchell MA(Oxon) HonFASC
Nicholas is an acclaimed expert on early pitch and
has written and published extensively, including
the Galpin Society Magazine 1995 and 2001,
Harpsichord and Fortepiano Magazine Vol.9 No.1.
Philip Pickett has had a harpsichord made
especially to Nicholas's specifications.
Emma Murphy BMus(Birm) MMus(Lond) FTCL HonFASC
Emma is a freelance singer and recorder player.
She is a member of
The King's Consort
Enquiries can be made on all aspects of the
recorder, its repertoire, style and performance.
Nicholas O'Neill BA(Oxon) FRCO HonFASC
Nicholas is Organist at
St George's RC Cathedral
in Southwark, London, and the former head of
Musical Techniques and Contextual Studies at
Trinity College of Music in London.
Dr Hans-Peter Retzmann PhD HonFASC
Hans-Peter is Director of Music at St Nikolaus in
Mönchengladbach-Hardt in Germany.
He is a renowned improvisor on the organ and is
Editor of Musikkultur at the Robert Schumann
He is an expert on the works of J S Bach and
Reger, the latter of whom was the subject of his
Hans-Peter can also answer any enquiries
Dom Daniel Saulnier OSB HonFASC
Dom Daniel was formerly Director of Music
Palaeography at the Abbey of St Pierre at Solesmes
He is currently Director of Chant at the
Pontifical Institute in Rome.
He has written extensively and is an authority on
The Solesmes editions of plainchant are in use
throughout the world today.
Jeremy Summerly MA(Oxon) MMus(Lond) HonARAM HonFASC
Jeremy is Head of Academic Studies at the Royal
Academy of Music in London.
He is also Director of the early music group
The Oxford Camerata which have made many highly
Jeremy's field of expertise is English Church Music
Prof Robert Woolley GRSM ARCM HonFASC
Robert is Professor of Harpsichord, Fortepiano and
Clavichord at the Royal College of Music in London.
His recordings have received excellent reviews worldwide.
Robert is available for enquiries regarding
performance of 17th and 18th century solo keyboard
repertoire and continuo playing.
Dr Terry Worroll BA GTCL DMus ARCO FCCM HonFASC
Terry is Director of Music at
St James's Roman Catholic Church,
Spanish Place in London where he directs a fully
professional choir in traditional Catholic liturgy.
His expertise covers plainsong, 16th century
Polyphony and 15th - 16th century dance music.