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Rory Dowse is a Master of Music graduate of the Royal Northern College of Music, and a First-Class Bachelor of Music graduate of Queen’s University, Belfast, where he achieved the highest mark in his year. Rory studied piano under Dr. Murray McLachlan at the Royal Northern College of Music, and under Dr. Peter Tuite at the Royal Irish Academy of Music. He has performed in the UK and Ireland as both a soloist and accompanist, and won a number of competitions, including the Joan Gavin Cup and Dina Copeman Cup at the Royal Irish Academy of Music. He has also received masterclasses from pianists including Peter Donohoe, Leon Fleisher, Peter Hill, Stephen Hough, and Fanny Waterman.
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After the publication of his article, ‘Beethoven’s WoO 47 Piano Sonatas: Worthless or Invaluable?’ in Piano Professional Magazine in 2012, Rory was awarded a scholarship from the Arts and Humanities Research Council from the Royal Northern College of Music. He was awarded ‘Highly Commended in the Recognition of Academic Excellence’ by The Undergraduate Awards of Ireland and Northern Ireland in 2011 and 2012. Rory was also awarded the McMyn scholarship for his PhD studies at the University of Manchester in 2013.
With a decade of teaching experience, Rory has taught piano and theory to a broad range of pupils with different ages and abilities, from beginners to diploma standard, aged approximately four to sixty. Many of his students have achieved distinction level in both examinations and competitions. Rory has also taught courses on classical analysis, aural skills, and musicianship skills to undergraduate students at the University of Manchester.