Alison Moncrieff Kelly is a highly experienced cellist, teacher, ABRSM examiner and performer who also has extensive experience leading large groups of tutors in early years, junior, secondary and higher education settings. She is a versatile leader in music education, training and performance, who has performed in national and international projects at a high level.
Alison has been particularly involved with the training of talented young musicians. She has led programmes for inclusivity with children outside the mainstream musical profile, in particular in her work at Blackheath Conservatoire and Rye Arts Festival, where she set up successful outreach programmes.
Alison is an experienced ABRSM examiner, assessing classical and jazz grades, as well as diploma exams. Her work with ABRSM includes an extensive travel schedule, a variety of workshops and presentations to local teachers, as well as consultancy work for ABRSM’s syllabuses.