City Music student Marianne Beevor awarded the Robert Anderson Scholarship
Marianne Beevor, cellist and founder/manager of The Hampstead String Quartet, will be returning to City do a Masters in Ethnomusicology after being awarded the Robert Anderson Scholarship.• by charlotte Mariannne began playing the cello at the age of 7 under Chris Pascoe. For 9 years she was a member of the Luton Youth Orchestra and the Bedfordshire County Youth Orchestra and worked under Michael Rose and Julian Metzger. During this time, she toured extensively abroad, performing in renowned concert venues such as The Royal Albert Hall and Pablo Casals Concert Hall in Montserrat, Spain.
In 2006 Marianne began studying Music at City University London and Guildhall School of Music, graduating with an honours degree in Music.
Throughout this time, she studied the cello with the renowned soloist Stefan Popov. She was also appointed principal cellist of the City University Symphony Orchestra, with whom she gave regular concerts at the well-known Old Street venue, LSO St Lukes, accompanying international soloists such as Amy Dickson, Indre Petrauskaite and Andrew Brownell.