New Head of Junior Conservatoire

New Head of Junior Conservatoire

Published: 22/12/2015

The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland is delighted to announce the appointment of Jenn Adams as Head of the Junior Conservatoire.

A BEd Music graduate of RCS, Jenn’s current role is Director of Learning and Engagement at the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, where she delivers learning and engagement for the RSNO, manages a large team and is responsible for the RSNO’s programme of training and professional development. She also manages the RSNO Chorus and RSNO Junior Chorus.

Professor Jeffrey Sharkey, Principal of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, said: “I am delighted to welcome Jenn to RCS as Head of the Junior Conservatoire.This is an important role as we continue to build the reach and impact of the Junior Conservatoire as an integral part of our work at RCS. Jenn brings a combination of relevant experience and great energy which and I look forward to her developing taking our Junior Conservatoire into its exciting future.”

Jenn Adams said: “The Junior Conservatoire of the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland has such an important role to play in unleashing the potential of the next generation of artists and performers from Scotland and internationally.I relish the opportunity of working with a great teaching team and helping make a positive impact in the lives of young people who love the performing arts and want to excel in what they do.”

Jenn sits on the Association of British Orchestras Education Strategy Working Group, is a non-executive board director of Aberdeen Performing Arts and has previously held the post of Head of Creative Learning at Horsecross in Perth.

Jenn willstart her new role with RCS in February 2016.

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