James attended St Paul’s School in London as a John Colet Academic Scholar and Music
Scholar and was a member of The Royal Academy of Music’s Junior Department. He enrolled
at Yale College Connecticut USA in August 2016 and in addition to his piano studies,
James is interested in foreign policy and was involved in Yale’s Political Union
and International Relations Association. James has also obtained a Master’s degree
at the Royal College of Music.
Katherine has been a regular performer at our Lunchtime Concerts as a soloist and
duettist. Katherine was a pupil at Wycombe Abbey School in High Wycombe before completing
her undergraduate studies at the Royal College of Music. She achieved a Masters in
Performance with Distinction at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with scholarships
from the Goldsmith’s Company and the Guildhall School Trust.
Hugo Lau & Karrie Kam-
Simon attended the Amersham Music Centre which was the main inspiration for his chosen
musical direction. Simon was a soloist with the National Youth Guitar Ensemble before
gaining a place to study at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama graduating
with a first-
Andrew lives locally and has performed on several occasions at our Lunchtime Concerts
as a soloist and accompanist. Andrew studied at the Guildhall School of Music and
Drama and was awarded the prestigious ‘Concert Recital Diploma Award’. He then went
on to achieve a Master’s degree at the Royal Academy of Music where he was supported
by the ‘’Piano Cantabile Scheme’’.
Rustam began his piano studies in Russia followed by the Royal College of Music in London where he was awarded the Constant and Kit Lambert Junior Fellowship and Ist Prize at the RCM Concerto Competition 2019. He also attained 3rd Prize at the Clamo International Piano Competition. In November 2019 Rustam joined the Young Artists’ Programme of the Worshipful Company of Musicians.
Sophie is a 23-