Classical viola player and teacher, born in 1953 in London.
He studied under Bernard Shore and Lionel Tertis at the Royal College of Music from 1964 to 1974. He made his debut performance in 1979 with the English Chamber Orchestra. He has since played, recorded and toured as a soloist or chamber musician in many ensembles and has been invited to play as principal violist with many international orchestras.
He plays on the 1717 Montagnana viola, which once belonged to Tertis and Shore.