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Junior Royal Conservatoire of Scotland

22 October 2014 1:05pm - 2:00pm

Students from the Junior Royal Conservatoire of Scotland perform oboe, cello, piano and voice solo recitals.


​Isabel Kent - oboe
Laura Williamson - cello
Iain Clarke - piano
Suzanne Murphy - voice
Isabel started playing the oboe at the age of eight and joined the Junior Conservatoire when she was thirteen, studying oboe with Stephen West as well as piano with Marika Slater. She is currently a member of the National Youth Orchestra of Scotland.

Laura, aged sixteen, is a pupil at Prestwick Academy in Ayrshire and has been learning cello with David O’Connell since the age of eight. She has attended the Junior Conservatoire since 2008 and hopes to become a professional musician in the future.

Iain attends the Junior Conservatoire for piano, taught by Professor Heather Slade-Lipkin, and saxophone, taught by John Miller. He has passed his Grade 8 piano and saxophone and Grade 7 clarinet. He recently won the Moray Piano Competition in Elgin.

Suzanne is currently studying at Craigholme School in Glasgow and is being trained as a classical singer at the Junior Conservatoire under the tuition of Margaret Izatt. In May 2014 she won the Glasgow Grand Opera Society Cup for Voice at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland.

Programme to be confirmed - please check here for updates

Price:   Free Admission

Contact details:   General Enquiries: 0113 247 8336

Additional information:  

The Venue, Leeds College of Music 

3 Quarry Hill, Leeds, LS2 7PD

t.   0113 222 3400


The Venue was opened in 2003 and is a dedicated recital hall for Leeds. The Venue seats 350. The Venue is equipped with an infra-red system for the hard of hearing. The Venue is located in Leeds' emerging cultural quarter, next to the West Yorkshire Playhouse and adjacent to Leeds College of Music. It is in the same building as the new BBC Yorkshire headquarters. One Bar Inn, the College's café bar, is open for lunch and early evening meals as well as pre-concert and interval drinks. It is located on level two of the main college building.




There is a lift at the front of the building to The Venue and disabled toilets in the foyer area. There is a designated disabled car park beside Leeds College of Music which has spaces for at least ten cars. 

Public transport  

The Venue is opposite Leeds Interchange Bus Station for all buses. From Leeds City Train Station turn right out of Leeds city station and turn right at the pelican crossing. Walk down Boar Lane and head for Kirkgate Market. At the markets walk down the side of the market on New York Street to the Bus Station. The Venue is found opposite the bus station.


The nearest car park to The Venue is located on Quarry Hill and accessible from the A64 Inner Ring Road (direction West Yorkshire Playhouse). After 5.30pm parking is free. Blue Badge Holders can park in these car parks for free. Further information about Leeds City Council car parks can be obtained from Parking Services on 0113 395 0050.

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