Strings staff

Head of Strings Professor Jo Cole

Visiting Professors

Mario Brunello Cello
Colin Carr Cello
Steven Doane Cello
James Ehnes Violin
Daniel Hope Violin
Steven Isserlis Marquis de Corberon Visiting Professor of Cello
Guy Johnston Cello
Garth Knox Viola
Tasmin Little Violin
Matthew McDonald Double bass
Joel Quarrington Visiting Artist in Double bass
Hartmut Rohde Viola
Sungwon Yang Cello
Su Zhen Viola

Chamber Musician in Residence

Levon Chilingirian

Teaching Quartet in Association

Doric Quartet:
Alex Redington
Ying Xue
Hélène Clément
John Myerscough

Violin

Remus Azoitei
Levon Chilingirian*

Diana Cummings
Richard Deakin
Joshua Fisher
Michael Foyle

Rodney Friend
Mayumi Fujikawa
Clio Gould
Erich Gruenberg
Giovanni Guzzo
Philippe Honoré

Richard Ireland*
So-Ock Kim
Hu Kun

Sophie Langdon
Jack Liebeck
Nicholas Miller

György Pauk Ede Zathureczky Professor of Violin
Alexander Sitkovetsky
Maureen Smith
Tomotada Soh

Viola

Hélène Clément
Juan Miguel Hernandez
Yuko Inoue 

Garfield Jackson*
Martin Outram*
Paul Silverthorne
James Sleigh 
Jon Thorne*

Cello 

Robert Cohen
Professor Jo Cole* Head of Strings
Lionel Handy 
Benjamin Hughes

Josephine Knight* Alfredo Piatti Chair of Cello 
Mats Lidström
Christoph Richter
Hannah Roberts
Nadège Rochat

Felix Schmidt 
David Smith*
Professor David Strange (Professor Emeritus of Strings)

Double Bass

Tom Goodman
Graham Mitchell 
Senior Professor of Double Bass
Dominic Seldis 

Orchestral Studies

Benjamin Hughes

Piano Accompaniment Support

Malgorzata Garstka

Students have access to all professors for chamber music coaching, but * indicates special responsibility in this important area.