Philip R Buttall

Philip R Buttall

PHILIP R BUTTALL was an ABRSM Silver Medallist at Grade 8 Piano, before studying at Cambridge, Durham and Exeter Universities. He won the Raymond Fennell Prize at the Royal College of Music, graduating with Distinction in Piano under Cyril Smith, Recorder with Freda Dinn, Composition with Bryan Kelly, and conducting with Owain Arwel Hughes.

After some twenty-five years, he retired from full-time school-teaching, and has given piano recitals in the United Kingdom and abroad, as well as having appeared on radio and television. In great demand as a piano teacher, Philip is the Classical Music Writer and Critic for The Herald (Plymouth), and also writes programme notes and magazine reviews. He has been an examiner and syllabus consultant for Trinity College, London.

As a composer, Philip publishes extensively on the internet at PRB Music, on SibeliusMusic, and with companies in the UK, Switzerland, the USA and China.

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