Festival International et Académie

Performing Artists

James Heathcote

Cello, Conductor, Musician, Piano

I am a versatile musician based in Manchester, UK. My musical activity can be broadly divided into three disciplines: cello playing, conducting, and piano playing (mostly as an accompanist). As a cellist I have played with a number of professional…

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Jane Hyland

Cello

Jane Hyland won a scholarship to study the cello at the RCM in London. She then joined the BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra becoming the BBC’s youngest ever Principal Cellist. She spent three years as Principal Cellist at the Staatstheater in…

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Leo Melvin

Cello, Musician

London-born Cellist, Leo Melvin is twenty-seven years of age. He graduated with honours from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, where he studied on a full scholarship, with Richard Lester. He was a member of the RCM Junior Department,…

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Sophie Haynes, cello

Cello

Sophie Haynes is a cellist, producer, curator and orchestral manager based in London, UK. As a cellist, Sophie performs on both modern and historical instruments as a soloist and with ensembles across the country. Sophie is a keen collaborator, and…

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Will Harris

Cello

Will is a young cellist, who graduated from Clare College Cambridge and is currently studying for a Master’s Degree in Music (cello performance) at the Eastman in Rochester USA. He previously performed to enthusiastic applause at Musique-Cordiale festivals in Britain…

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