Alan Brind
Alan Brind studied at the Royal Academy of Music where his teachers included Frederick Grinke, Manoug Parikian and Anne-Sophie Mutter. He has won many competitions including the BBC Young Musician of the Year, the Boomsma Award and the David Martin Concerto Prize.

He has appeared as soloist with the London Symphony, Danish Radio Symphony, Royal Philharmonic, London Chamber, BBC Philharmonic, Hilversum Radio, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, English Chamber, Ulster, and Scottish Chamber orchestras. He has recorded the Sibelius Concerto and the Chausson Poeme with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, and Bach and Stravinsky chamber music for Philips and Decca.

His ensemble playing (other than European Camerata!)has been as concertmaster of the European Community Youth Orchestra, director of the St Bride's Chamber Orchestra, founder member of the European Soloists Ensemble, and appearances with the Nash and Mullova ensembles.

His other passions in life are good food and drink, languages and travel. He loves his kids yada yada......