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Madeleine Mitchell MMus (Eastman School, USA - Performance & Literature)
GRSM (1st class honours), ARCM (Performers’ honours), 
ARCM (Teachers’ honours) 
Member of the Incorporated Society of Musicians FISM, FRSA

Madeleine Mitchell in The Strad: ‘The Complete Musician’

Madeleine Mitchell has been a committed teacher throughout her career, frequently giving master classes and workshops worldwide. 

 She has been a Professor at the Royal College of Music, London since 1994 and served as a member of the RCM Council, elected by the professors, from 2013 to 2016. Her students have won prizes including the Making Music and Park Lane Young Artists' Awards, positions in orchestras and chamber groups such as the Heath Quartet. 

Recognised as an outstanding all-round musician, Madeleine was appointed Graduate Pathway Leader for Solo/Ensemble students from 2000 to 2011, for which she instigated Performance Seminars. She previously taught undergraduate Practical Skills and now frequently chairs examination and recital panels as well as being an important mentor for students in the Centre for Performance Science. 
She was interviewed by BBC Radio 4 for this work in 2017 and by The Observer . Madeleine is the violin professor leading on the major EU funded research project, TELMI 2016-19.
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She gives masterclasses worldwide, including BBC World Service, Sydney Conservatorium, Australian String Teachers’ Association, Hong Kong Academy for Performing Arts, Curitiba Festival Brazil and most recently in China, Istanbul, Dubai and the Birmingham Conservatoire with a USA Tour 2017. She gives lecture-recitals and lectures including the Institute of Musical Research/CMPCP at King's College and at many universities. 

She has served on the jury of international competitions and young musicians' awards such as the Parkhouse Award 2015, 2017, Gregynog Young Musicians 2016, 2017 and the Park Lane Group.
Madeleine teaches on summer courses such as Dartington International Summer School, Languages & Music for Life (2017 Firenze, Italy) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qCB-pV_ekCI&t=38s (interview from LMFL) and Orfeo Music Festival in the Italian Dolomites 2017 http://www.orfeomusicfestival.com/ and other courses such as Benslow Music, Jackdaws and has supported Havering Music School for many years. She is a visiting lecturer at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Postgraduate External Examiner for Trinity Laban 2016-19 and on the faculty at City University. She was asked by the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music to record part of their violin syllabus 2015-18.
Madeleine began her teaching career at the Centre for Young Musicians in London, with each of her pupils gaining grade 8 violin with distinction. She was appointed Head of Strings at St Paul’s Girls’ School, London before becoming a professor at the RCM. 

She has a small private teaching practice at her studio in central London and offers consultation lessons and chamber music coaching. She speaks French & reasonable German .
“A most inspiring teacher” 
Dr Joel Sachs, Juilliard School 
Madeleine Mitchell with girls from the Royal Oman Symphony Orchestra. 
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