Ingrid Sawers

Ingrid Sawers was educated at Edinburgh University, where she studied piano with Peter Evans and Alexandra Andrievsky. Subsequent tuition was undertaken either privately or in masterclasses and seminars with Roger Vignoles, Imogen Cooper (IMS Prussia Cove), Paul Hamburger and Malcolm Martineau. As a performer her special interests lie in accompaniment and chamber music, and she has performed throughout the UK and in Ireland, Canada, Austria, Malta and Denmark. Previous recordings include works with the ensemble One Voice and music by Andrew Keeling. She has a longstanding commitment to new music and has given Scottish premieres of pieces by many composers including Thomas Adès, Graham Fitkin, Martin Butler and Richard Causton. Additionally Ingrid has a thriving practice as a teacher and coach, has been a guest coach at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, has given masterclasses and workshops at various UK universities, and travels worldwide as an examiner for the Associated Board of the Royal Schools of Music.