Strawson, Virginia, 1961-

Virginia Strawson was born in Oxford and in 1980 she was awarded the Younger Entrance Scholarship to the Faculty of Music, University of Edinburgh where in 1981 she won the Tovey prize for performance on piano.  In Edinbugh she studied piano with Colin Kingsley, Peter Evans and Richard Beauchamp and performed Shostakovich's Piano Concerto no. 2 with the Edinburgh University Musical Society Orchestra in 1985.  Virginia studied violin with Daphne Godson and Warren Jacobs.  In 1986 and 1987 she was awarded Fraser Scholarships by the Faculty of Music to pursue her violin studies, first with Renata Molinari in Gstaad, Switzerland and then with Emanuel Hurwitz in London.

Instrument(s)/responsibility:
pianoforte, violin
Nationality:
British

Concerts by Performer

Title Date Venue Professor
Reid Chamber Concert Thursday, January 29, 1981 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988
Reid Chamber Concert Tuesday, January 26, 1982 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988
Reid Lunch-hour Concert Tuesday, January 17, 1984 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988
Annual Reid Concert 1986 Tuesday, February 11, 1986 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ Leighton, Kenneth, 1929-1988
Annual Reid Concert 1989 Tuesday, February 14, 1989 Reid Concert Hall with Ahrend organ