Gillian Tarlton – principal tutor String Ensemble – is a widely experienced tutor and performer. Since studying at the Royal College of Music she has played violin with such groups as the BBC Welsh Symphony Orchestra, the BBC Concert Orchestra, the London Mozart Players and the Bournemouth Sinfonietta, as well as the Bloomsbury and Ashington quartets.

Gillian teaches violin and viola to pupils of all ages. She is Head of Strings at London’s Centre for Young Musicians and Orchestra Manager for the London Schools Symphony Orchestra.