Rodney Gerald Yorke SLATFORD

Biography

Gender Male
Titles N/A
Birthdate 1944-07-18
Education Bishop's Stortford Coll, Royal Coll of Music
Publications N/A
Recreations music publishing, gardening, cooking, walking
Clubs N/A
Style Rodney Slatford, Esq, OBE
Career double bassist, broadcaster; memb Nat Youth Orch of GB 1961-62, RCM 1963-65; princ bass: London Soloist's Ensemble 1965, Midland Sinfonia (later English Sinfonia) 1965-74, Nash Ensemble of London 1965-94, Purcell Room recital debut 1969, freelance Acad of St Martin-in-the-Fields 1972-74, co-princ double bass English Chamber Orch 1974-81, soloist Henry Wood Promenade Concert 1974, Wigmore Hall Double Bass Forum 1974, world recital tour (India, Sri Lanka, Singapore, Aust, NZ, Nepal) 1975, soloist Aix Festival English Chamber Orch 1977, artist in residence (one month) Cairo Conservatoire 1981, artist in residence Kusatsu Int Summer Acad Japan 1984; md and fndr Yorke Edn 1969-, prof RCM 1974-84, fndr and dir Isle of Man Int Double Bass Competition and Workshop 1978, examiner for Assoc Bd Royal Schs of Music 1979-96 and 2002-, admin Young Musicians Scheme Greater London Arts Assoc 1980-82, chm ESTA Music Competition Report 1982, head of School of Strings RNCM 1984-2001 (sr tutor in double bass 1980-84), fndr and chm The Yorke Tst 1984-, guest tutor Beijing Conservatoire 1984, organiser Manchester Bass Week 1985, reg presenter BBC Radio 3 1986-96, guest tutor Toho Sch of Music Tokyo 1988, chm ESTA Int Conf Manchester 1989, Portsmouth 1999; memb: Advsy Ctee Br Cncl Music 1989, Gowrie Ctee review of the London Music Conservatoires 1990, Exec Ctee European String Teachers' Assoc; chm Br Branch ESTA 1992-96; tstee Loan Fund for Musical Instruments 2005-; has made numerous broadcasts and recordings, juror and examiner at numerous nat and int venues, has lectured extensively since 1964, author of various reports and contrib to Grove's Dictionary of Music; Hon RCM 1976, FRNCM 1987
Food and drink etiquette

Food and drink etiquette

Debrett's notebooks

Debrett's notebooks

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