Ian Pressland

Ian studied cello with Elizabeth Braddock, Joseph Koos, Florence Hooton, Colin Walker and Donald Mcall. At Trinity College of Music London he won the Sonata, Louise Bande and Sir John Barbirolli prizes for cello. Following membership of the BBC Concert Orchestra he joined the Rasumovsky String Quartet, coached at and became Assistant Director of Pro Corda (The National Association for Young Chamber Music Players).

Ian is a music education consultant to the London Chamber Orchestra, continues to perform, teach and coach, and is a string coach and principal cellist of the Forest Philharmonic Orchestra.

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