Teacher Name:  Ms Preston


Instrument(s) taught: Violin & Viola


Hobbies: Walking my dog. And gardening


Favourite thing: My dog!


Most interesting place you have performed:  I played for a wedding in the middle of a wood. Thankfully it didn’t rain!


Best performance you’ve ever watched. I went to a performance of Saint-Saens’ Organ Symphony at the Festival Hall in London. I was sitting high up, at the back, and when the first organ chord played I could feel my seat vibrating – amazing!



Which countries have you visited, and did you play your instrument: I have worked in orchestras in Spain, Italy and Ireland


What is your…

Favourite book/film:  An Equal Music by Vickram Seth – about a string quartet


Favourite animal: I’m definitely a dog person


Favourite place: The Isle of Mull – it’s off the west coast of Scotland


What instrument would you play, if you had to choose another one apart from your first instrument: I’d love to be able to play the piano a lot better than I can.