EUYO Tutors


Dr Peter Stark

Rehearsal Director

Peter Stark has conducted many of the world’s leading orchestras including the London Symphony Orchestra and the Malaysian Philharmonic Orchestra, and has assisted iconic conduct...
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Lorenza Borrani

Violin I – Summer

The Florentine violinist Lorenza Borrani has been a leader of the Chamber Orchestra of Europe since 2007. She has performed as director, concert master, soloist and chamber music...
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Clare Duckworth

Violin I – Spring

Clare is Sub-Principal First Violin in the London Symphony Orchestra, having previously held positions with the Orchestra of the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, the London Philh...
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Oliver Kipp

Violin II

Oliver Kipp studied violin with Atila Aydintan in Hannover and Thomas Brandis in Berlin. Member of the EUYO - then European Community Youth Orchestra - from 1987-1993, he was a G...
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Thomas Selditz

Viola – Spring

Thomas Selditz is a renown violist that comes from a family of musicians. He studied at the Hanns Eisler Musikhochschule in Berlin with Alfred Lipka, and later taught as a profes...
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Robert Smissen

Viola - Summer

Born in Mansfield Nottinghamshire, near where Robin Hood lived, Bob Smissen won a scholarship to Chethams School of Music and went on to study at the Guildhall School of Music, f...
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Richard Lester

Cello - Spring

Chamber-musician, solo-cellist, orchestral principal and renowned teacher, Richard Lester was a member of the award-winning Florestan Trio, a founder-member of the ensemble Domus...
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Gregor Horsch

Cello - Summer

Gregor Horsch was appointed First Principal cellist of the Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra in 1997. He combines this position with an impressive career as a soloist and chamber mus...
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Alexandra Scott

Double Bass – Spring

Born in Somerset, England, Alexandra Scott began her studies at the Yehudi Menuhin and at the Royal Academy of Music School in London. She became a member of the European Union Y...
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Wies de Boevé

Double Bass - Summer

Co-Principal Double Bass of the Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra, professor at the Hochschule für Musik in Munich and regular guest player with among others the Berlin Philharmo...
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Clara Andrada de la Calle


Clara Andrada de la Calle holds solo flute positions in both the Chamber Orchestra of Europe and the Frankfurt Radio Symphony Orchestra, with which she appear as soloist.
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Kai Frömbgen

Woodwind – Summer

Born in Koblenz, in 1977, Kai had his first oboe lesson at the Luxemburg Conservatoire with Norbert Mattern. He received the first prize of the federal competition “Jugend musizi...
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Romain Guyot

Woodwind – Summer

At the age of 16, Romain Guyot was appointed for three years principal clarinet of the European Union Youth Orchestra, then conducted by Claudio Abbado. He studied at the Conserv...
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Frøydis Ree Wekre

Horn – Spring

Horn soloist and teacher Frøydis Ree Wekre from Oslo, Norway, was studying piano and violin before turning to horn at the age of 17. Outside of Oslo, her studies have taken place...
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Martin Owen

Horn - Summer

Martin Owen is regarded as one of Europe's leading horn players, appearing as soloist and chamber musician all around the world.  Martin currently holds the position of Principal...
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Peter Gane

Lower Brass

Peter is founder and former president of the British Trombone Association and has a long-standing association with the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain and the European ...
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Wim Van Hasselt


Wim Van Hasselt is a Belgian soloist and chamber musician. Currently based in Switzerland, he performs regularly in Europe, North America and Asia. He has been engaged as a soloi...
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Andrew Barclay

Percussion - Spring

Andrew Barclay is the principal percussionist of the London Philharmonic Orchestra. After studying at the Royal College of Music, he embarked on a wide-ranging freelance career w...
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Mark C. Braafhart

Percussion – Summer

At the age of 5 Mark received his first percussion lessons from his father. After the normal Dutch trajectory of wind bands and music school, he went on to study at the Conservat...
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Adelheid Blovsky-Miller

Harp - Spring

Adelheid Blovsky-Miller was born in Germany. At the age of four, she started training for classical ballet and three years later she began her musical education with piano and fl...
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Luisa Prandina

Harp - Summer

From 1986 onwards Luisa Prandina was the first harp player of the European Community Youth Orchestra, the Frankfurt Radio Orchestra and the Chamber Orchestra of Europe.At the age...
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