Guitar Workshop Leader
Yvonne is a guitarist and composer. She has a Master of Music degree in Performance from the Royal Northern College of Music and is a Fellow of the Royal Schools of Music and a Licentiate of the Guildhall School of Music and the London College of Music.
She studied with Nicola Hall, Michael Lewin, and Craig Ogden.
She has been a regular contributor to Guitar International Magazine, has worked as an examiner for Trinity Guildhall School of Music, and taught in numerous schools and colleges. She is currently guitar tutor at the University of Leicester.
Her music is broadcast on BBC radio and she has played on TV in Antigua and the UK. She performs with orchestras and chamber music ensembles and has given performances at the Royal Festival Hall, London, the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester
and De Montfort Hall, Leicester. Her two albums of her own music, ‘Promise’, and ‘Evocation’ have received critical acclaim.
Her music is published by Les Doberman Yappan, Hal Leonard and Trinity College
London. Her compositions are described as: "mature, melodic, interestingly harmonised, lovely little pieces that come from the pen of a lady whose CD I have played a good number of times since reviewing it!” (Chris Dummigan, Classical Guitar Magazine. October 2014).