- Music | Academic Studies | Guildhall Young Artists | Junior Guildhall
- Piano Teaching Staff
Shelagh Sutherland is established as one of Britain’s leading and most versatile pianists, freelancing with the Philharmonia, the London Sinfonietta and the Nash Ensemble.
On a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Music she gained diplomas in piano, singing and violin, and several prizes; afterwards travelling on a British Council Research Scholarship to specialise in Czech music in Prague.
She has performed as a pianist in all major British festivals including the Proms, where she was a soloist in John Adams’ ‘Grand pianola music’ with the London Sinfonietta, and has toured Europe, USA, Canada and South America. She recorded regularly for BBC Radio 3 and has made several CD’s.
Shelagh co-ordinates the Piano Dept. of Junior Guildhall, the Aural skills course at senior Guildhall, is a qualified teacher of Alexander Technique and teaches piano at St. Paul’s Girls’ School, Citylit and on the Music therapy course at Guildhall.
For hobbies, she is a qualified pilot and enjoys windsurfing and other water sports.