OLIVER GLEDHILL MA(Mtpp) PGCA ARCM
Oliver Gledhill, cellist, was a Scholar at the Guildhall School of Music and won numberous awards including the ISTEL/Redditch Music Society Competition. He studied with many eminent cellists including William Pleeth, Edmund Kurtz and André Navarra. He has given acclaimed recitals at the Wigmore Hall and Purcell Room, including three in the Kirckman Concert Society Series. Festival appearances have included solo performances in England, France, Italy, Mallorca and the Czech Republic. Oliver has recorded eight CDs, including the complete works for cello by Léon Boëllmann, which was awarded five stars for performance by BBC Music Magazine, and has been played on ABC Classic FM (Australian Radio) and RTBF musiq3 (Belgian Radio).
Oliver Gledhill is Professor of Cello at Junior Guildhall (STP), and also teaches at Mill Hill School. He has edited music for Peters Edition and Durand. His published writings include articles and reviews for The Strad Magazine and the British Journal of Music Education. He is an examiner for Trinity Guildhall, for whom he has selected and revised both the Cello Diploma and Cello Grade Syllabuses. He is an adjudicator for the British and International Federation of Festivals and this, his third visit to the Bromley Festival, marks his 100th appearance as a Federation Festival adjudicator.