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Morgan
Staff Spotlight: Morgan Griffiths

Morgan Griffiths is a senior lecturer on our Classical programme. Throughout his career, Morgan has established an international reputation as one of the finest euphonium players in the world.

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Ivors
Staff Spotlight: Dr Ben Gaunt

Dr Ben Gaunt (principal lecturer at Leeds Conservatoire) has recently been nominated for a prestigious Ivors Composer Award for his solo composition 'Fading Spellsphere' for piano.

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Simeon Walker - Head and shoulders shot outdoors with open countryside in background
Postgraduate Pianist and Composer Releases New Album ‘Winnow’

Simeon Walker has released his eagerly anticipated follow-up album.

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Classical Graduate Nominated for Ivors Composer Awards

Matt London has been nominated for The Ivors Composer Awards for his composition – elemental utterances.

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Emma Illingworth
Former Student Wins 'Young Business Owner of the Year'

Recent winner at The British Business Awards, Emma Illingworth's passion for music is palpable.

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Tom Harrold
Staff spotlight: Tom Harrold

Tom Harrold is an award-winning Scottish composer who has just joined the Classical faculty. We spoke to Tom about his plans for teaching here and his advice for new composers...

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RT @wakefieldjazz: Last night @wakefield jazz the magic happened. Student band from @LeedsMusicDrama Sophie Speed Quartet @sophiegrace200…
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