Adjudicating and Examining

George Caird has served as an examiner and adjudicator for music competitions on numerous occasions over the past forty years. These have included conservatoire entrance examinations and  bachelors and masters final panels, external examining, and adjudicating  for schools competitions, competitions and festivals for young musicians and international competitions. Notable among these have been:

ARD München Competitions

Oboe 1996

Oboe 2007

Flute  2009 (Chair)

Oboe 2011 (pre-selection panel)

Wind Quintet 2014 (Chair)

 

Audi Young Musician

 

Barbirolli International Oboe Competition

2005 (Chair)

2009   (Chair)

2013  (Chair)

 

BBC Young Musicians

1994 (Woodwind Final)

1996 (Concerto Final)

1998 (Woodwind Final)

 

Bromley Young Musician Competition

2005

 

Bromsgrove Festival International Young Musicians Platform

1995

 

Chetham’s School Concerto Final

2008

2011

 

Conservatoire Nationale et Superieure de Paris

2000 Premier Prix Oboe

 

Conservatoire du Quebec

2007  Premier Prix

 

Countess of Munster MusicTrust 

2007 -  Trustee

 

Guildhall School of Music and Drama

2006 – 2011 External Examiner MMus Performance and Leadership

 

Purcell School Concerto Final

2001

2010

 

Royal College of Music

Final recitals (oboe)

 

Royal Overseas League Competition

2008

2011

 

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama

2001 – 2004 External Examiner MMus Performance

 

Shell/LSO Competition

 

Shropshire Concerto Competition

1996

2011

 

Sir James Caird Travelling Scholarship Trust

2012 -  Music Panel

 

Tunbridge Wells International Music Compeition

2002

2006

2010

 

Wingate Foundation

 

Yamaha Music Awards