George Strickland

Keyboards Lecturer

George is a musical director, keys player, orchestrator and arranger based in Manchester.

He has performed in theatres, concert halls and arenas all over the UK and Europe with artists including Jason Manford, Marcella Woods, Mearle Forbes, Gatecrasher Classical, Ramin Karimloo, Collabro and Joe McElderry; in genres spanning from musical theatre to classical and everything in-between! He also has a passion for developing new musicals, and has presented works at The Other Palace in London and at the Greater Manchester Fringe. Alongside this, his orchestrations and arrangements have been performed across the UK and can be heard on Spotify.

George is also passionate about training the next generation of performers, holding teaching positions in keys at BIMM and vocals at Phil Winston's Theatreworks, as well as freelance work at The Arden, LIPA and the RNCM.

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