Tom Pickles joined the National Youth Orchestra in 2012 before completing an Honours Degree Music at Goldsmiths, University of London. He has performed at festivals throughout the UK and in Norway, Switzerland, Germany and Spain. He is currently studying for a Masters in performance at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire (RBC).
He will be accompanied by Connor Wilcox who also graduated from the RBC gaining a first class honours before continuing his higher studies there. As well as playing concertos, he recently played Beethoven’s Third with the RBC’s symphony orchestra. Connor enjoys playing collaboratively and is regularly engaged as an operatic and ballet pianist.