Boehm Clarinet & Piano Duo

Louisa Davidson (clarinet)

Tim Sidford (piano)
BMus(Hons) Royal College of Music PGDip

Louisa Davidson has enjoyed 20 years’ experience and success as an accomplished musician and tutor of Clarinet and Saxophone. She studied Clarinet with internationally renowned Clarinettist David Campbell and has worked with leading Saxophonists Nigel Wood, Gerard McCrystal and Chris Gumbley. As a Tutor Louisa has successfully taught within Schools and Colleges in Mid Wales, Shropshire, Herefordshire and Worcestershire and continues with her private tuition practice for students of all ages. As a musician, Louisa specialises as a soloist and chamber/ensemble player. She has performed as clarinettist, her principal first study instrument in the Proteus Chamber Group, and as a soloist in many Music Festivals in Wales and the Midlands including recent performances on Saxophone, her second study instrument, as a member of the National Saxophone Ensemble and Choir of Great Britain. She is currently Musical Director of the Worcestershire Saxophone Ensemble based In Malvern where she has lived for the last ten years.

As a professional pianist and chamber musician Tim Sidford has given recitals for Music Societies across the UK and has performed in Germany, Holland and the Czech Republic. Notable London recital venues include Wigmore Hall, Purcell Room, Leighton House, Kensington Palace, St Martin-in-the-Fields and St James’ Piccadilly. After reaching the BBC Young Musicians Semi-Finals aged 15, Tim was awarded an Associated Board scholarship to study at the Royal College of Music, where he took his degree and postgraduate diploma (gaining Distinction). During his time there he won several prizes, and was chosen to perform for HM The Queen. Tim studied with Emily Jeffrey, John Barstow and Niel Immelman, and was selected to participate in many masterclasses, most notably with Stephen Hough and Peter Katin. Tim has recently moved to Malvern and is teacher of Piano and Violin and accompanist for the Cradley Singers Choir, Malvern Male Voice Choir and at Malvern St James School.



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