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Bromsgrove Young  Musicians Platform
OPEN TO MUSICIANS AGED 9-17
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Music Manager - Alison Timms



The Music Manager, who is the principal administrator of the platform, is Alison Timms.

Alison been a secondary school Director of Music for many years, and she plays the cello. She studied music with French at Birmingham University and then trained at Goldsmiths College, University of London. During her teaching career she has led music departments for Worcester, Warwickshire and Birmingham authorities, and in Birmingham independent school education. She has published material, examined, adjudicated and trained others, and has taken positions on music festival and music education committees. Alongside this she has worked as a cello tutor for Birmingham Music Service and in 2000 she became the conductor / director of one of the string orchestras. During her classroom tenure, besides the academic work and together with promoting high-standard performance as a conductor and jazz leader, she has regularly taken all kinds of ensembles out into the community to host workshops, winning competitions such as Cheltenham Festival with choirs, and directing groups to perform abroad. In 2000, Alison was awarded a Classic FM Music Teacher of the Year Award. In 2014, she stepped down from the classroom and the conducting podium to pursue new musical adventures both as a cellist and administrator.

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The 2018 Platform Competition takes place from 22nd to 24th February 2018 in Routh Concert Hall at Bromsgrove School. The closing date for all Competitor Applications is Sunday, 21st January 2018 at 16.00 hours GMT.

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