Jan Robert Zahourek moved to London in October 2005 from Padova (Padua) Italy. His work here includes playing the double bass and the violone. He also plays viola da gamba. He plays with groups such as the Philharmonia Orchestra, the Royal Philharmonic, the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, and the Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment.
He currently teaches privately and at the New London Music Society, and acts as deputy teacher at the Centre for Young Musicians. Jan was born a mile above sea level in Denver Colorado and grew up in New York City and Amherst Massachusetts. He now lives with his wife and children in South Norwood London. They enjoy watching the members of the local sailing club navigate the small lake at the bottom of their road in small, one person sailboats.
The course is for young musicians aged 12-18 during the time of the course, and at least grade 6 standard.
The students will enjoy fantastic facilities and accommodation, where all aspects of their musical and social development are nurtured by our passionate staff. You can find out more in the following sections: