The Purcell School, in England, has this week announced the appointment of Paul Bambrough as its new Principal – effective from September of this year.
"I am absolutely thrilled to be joining The Purcell School as its new Principal ... I have already been deeply impressed by its warm and friendly atmosphere, the talent and commitment of its students, the dedication and obvious expertise of its staff and the scale of its ambition ..." the former Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Vice Principal has said.
"It is a school with a distinguished history ... and I am honoured to have been invited to lead it into an equally distinguished and exciting future," he has said.
Located in the town of Bushey, in Hertfordshire, England, The Purcell School for Young Musicians is the UK's oldest specialist music pre-college school - it's notable alumni including composer and conductor Oliver Knussen and violin soloist Jack Liebeck.