Jacqui studied ‘cello and viola da gamba at Trinity College of Music and returned as a mature student with a scholarship to study the repertoire of late French viols. She is the author of the internationally acclaimed ‘Viol Player’ series and teaches on courses for viols throughout the UK and at The Early Music Shop.
Alison read Music at Oxford and then studied for an MMus in viol at Trinity College of Music, being award the college’s Silver Medal for Early Music Studies. She plays with a number of period instrument ensembles, including Chelys consort of viols. Alison teaches both privately and on summer schools and other early music courses.
Who Are We?
The Rondo Viol Academy is run by Jacqui Robertson-Wade and Alison Kinder. Both are experienced players and teachers.