Cerys Jones

Key details:

Department:
Strings, Harp & Guitar
Role:
Violin Tutor

Biography

Cerys Jones graduated from the Royal College of Music with the Artist Diploma, studying with Rodney Friend, Michaela Comberti, Adrian Butterfield and Gordan Nikolič, and post-graduation studied in the class of Lewis Kaplan at the Juilliard School.

Cerys has won numerous national and international awards for her solo and chamber music performances, including the 2013 RPS Young Artists award and Nord Metal Mecklenburg-Vorpommern chamber music award with the Heath Quartet, and the Hattori, Solti, MBF, Martin Musical Scholarship Fund and Countess of Munster awards as a soloist. Cerys has performed most of the major violin concerti with orchestra and received much critical acclaim for her Elgar and Britten concerto performances. She has had a successful duo with pianist Llyr Williams, performing all of the Beethoven violin sonatas and major Romantic sonatas. As a violinist of the Heath Quartet Cerys performs in the most prestigious concert halls and festivals worldwide, broadcasts on British, French and German radio, and records for Wigmore Live label.