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date: 17 May 2022

Merrick, Prof. Linda free

Merrick, Prof. Linda free

PhD

Born Bristol 11 May 1963; d of Dennis Francis Merrick and Joyce Grace Merrick; m 2002, Dr Martin Ellerby, composer

Principal, Royal Northern College of Music, since 2013

Education

Hengrove Sch., Bristol; Royal Acad. of Music (GRSM Hons 1984; LRAM 1982; ARAM 1998); Univ. of Reading (MMus 1995); Birmingham Conservatoire, Univ. of Central England (PhD 2004)

Career

Hd, Music, LCM, 1997–2001; Royal Northern College of Music: Dir, Performance Studies and Sen. Tutor in Clarinet, 2001–02; Hd, Professional Performance Studies, 2002–04; Dep. Vice-Principal and Dir, Centre for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, 2004–06; Vice-Principal, 2006–12. Chair, Conservatoires UK, 2017–. Recordings include 30 CDs. FHEA 2004; FRNCM 2007; FLCM; FRSA. Hon. VCM 1984

Publications

Collaboration between Composer and Performers: British clarinet concertos 1990–2004, 2009

Recreations

travel, French literature, films and film music, walking, swimming, cooking

Address

Royal Northern College of Music, 124 Oxford Road, Manchester M13 9RD

(0161) 907 5273, 5382

linda.merrick@rncm.ac.uk