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.