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SPRINGFESTIVAL

THE

ANNUAL CHAMBER MUSIC FESTIVAL IN THE WEST HIGHLANDS OF SCOTLAND

APRIL 20th-23rd 2017

ARTISTIC TEAM

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DUNCAN STRACHAN

Artistic Director

 

Duncan Strachan hails from Roy Bridge, about 25 miles east of Glenfinnan. He began learning to play the cello at the young age of 4 with local teacher Audrey Scott. He subsequently studied at St Mary's Music School, Oxford University and the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland. He is now based in London and enjoys a busy freelance career as a soloist, chamber musician, composer and teacher. More information on Duncan's work can be found on his website, www.duncanstrachan.co.uk

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MIRIAM IORWERTH

Festival Chairperson

 

Miriam Iorwerth has lived in Lochaber since 2006. She studied Music and Sound Recording (Tonmeister) at the University of Surrey, and is now working towards a PhD in Networked Music Performance at Glasgow Caledonian University. She worked in electronics after graduating, including a job in the Antarctic, before returning to a career in music education. She currently works as a lecturer on the BA Applied Music course at the University of the Highlands and Islands, and lives in Glenfinnan with her chickens and cats (and husband).