Laura JusticeLaura Justice graduated from the Royal College of Music with an honours degree in 2002.  She has performed in London venues including St George's, Hanover Square as part of the London Handel Festival, Handel House Museum and St George's, Bloomsbury. Laura plays regularly with chamber group Emerald Baroque, and performed a chamber concerto with the Romanian Baroque Players in St James's, Piccadilly and at venues across Norfolk. She has also played on stage at the London Coliseum with English National Opera in their production of Handel's Xerxes, with BBC National Orchestra of Wales, broadcast on Radio 3, The Philharmonia, Leeds Baroque Orchestra and Opera North. She has given demonstrations at the Greenwich International Exhibition of Early Music, for The Early Music Shop and recorder maker Stephan Blezinger. Laura currently lives and teaches in Yorkshire where she has also conducted her local Society of Recorder Players branch. She has tutored on the Northern Recorder Course, Recorder Summer School and for Kent Music Summer Schools at Benenden School. In 2011 Laura took over as editor of The Recorder Magazine.

 

Jennifer BullockJennifer Bullock was drawn into the early music world whilst undertaking postgraduate cello studies with Lowri Blake at the Royal College of Music, following a somewhat unusual initial degree in Microbiology and Immunology. Taking up both the viola da gamba and baroque 'cello, she subsequently studied early music at Trinity College of Music, London, with both Alison Crum and Susan Sheppard, winning the intercollegiate Harriet Cohen Memorial Music Award and gaining a coveted place on the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment/Jerwood Experience for Young Players during her time there. Since completing her studies in June 2004, Jennifer has been enjoying a busy schedule of teaching and performing, playing in the UK and abroad with both established and emerging ensembles including the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, with whom she has completed a season at Glyndebourne, Musica Secreta and the Marésienne Consort. Jennifer has held scholarships at both the RCM and TCM, generously supported by The Drapers' Company, Beverly Creed, Etherington and TCM funds.

 

Bridget CunninghamBridget Cunningham is a prizewinning harpsichordist, versatile conductor and leading exponent of early music and historical performance who plays and has presented on several TV and Radio shows. She conducts the exciting London Early Opera (LEO), Handel House Harmonies, Emerald Baroque and the Schola Pietatis Antonio Vivaldi and has played for the London Handel Orchestra, Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment, Irish Chamber Orchestra and Fleuri. She has also recently performed as a solo harpsichordist for Prince Charles at Buckingham Palace. Performances and conducting have been featured on ITV, Sky Arts, RTE, RTP 2 and BBC TV and Radio including Woman's Hour, Front Row and the recent King James's Bible series on Radio 4. She is a Yeoman of the Worshipful Company of Musicians and was supported as a Fellow of the Royal College of Music to work in the Centre for Performance History and work as a baroque vocal coach, where she became an artist for the Concordia Foundation. The Finzi trust awarded her a scholarship to study early Irish music and Handel's visit to Dublin which enabled her to record 'Ireland's Enchantment ' and her first solo harpsichord cd 'Handel in Ireland' which is now available. She has recorded the music for BBC documentaries including 'Vivaldi's Women', 'Elizabeth, the Virgin Queen', 'How London Was Built' and BBC2 's 'Messiah'. Bridget has recorded for other films, including those in the USA. She has worked with several jazz musicians including a birthday party for Dave Brubeck and modern contemporary choirs and orchestras.