Ian Tindale

Award: Accompanist's Award

Year: 2013

Genre: Classical

Instrument/voice type: Piano Accompaniment

Location: Royal College of Music

Website: www.iantindale.com

Ian Tindale read Music at Selwyn College, Cambridge, and graduated in 2011 with a Double First. Subsequently he completed the Master of Performance course in Piano Accompaniment at the Royal College of Music (RCM) with Distinction, having studied with John Blakely, Simon Lepper and Roger Vignoles. Ian won several accompaniment prizes at the RCM, and in addition he was awarded the Help Musicians UK Accompanists’ Prize and the Association of English Singers and Speakers Accompanists’ Prize, both in 2013. In September 2012 Ian was named joint winner of the Gerald Moore Award. He has recently performed at venues across London such as the Wigmore Hall, the National Gallery and Cadogan Hall. As a répétiteur Ian has worked with Cambridge Handel Opera, British Youth Opera, and English National Ballet.

Ian is now the Lord and Lady Lurgan Junior Fellow in Accompaniment at the RCM for the academic year 2013-14.

Who we have helped

"Help Musicians UK has helped me financially with my piano tuning, domestic help and friendly visits, never forgetting my birthday or Christmas, little kindnesses that make such a difference to my well being."

Lauretta, 96, Singer and pianist