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Susan Sturrock, Music Talks and ISM Past President

Founder and Director, Music Talks, arts consultant and ISM Past President

Susan Sturrock is a Past President of the ISM and founder-director of Music Talks, an organisation presenting events and courses on classical music. She is also an arts consultant with a current portfolio including strategic planning, mentoring and fundraising. After an early career as an oboist, Sue moved backstage into promoting music to a wider public.

Before founding Music Talks in 2013, Sue was Director of Communications at the Royal College of Music, where she established the community programme which now flourishes as RCM Sparks and founded the RCM’s Woodhouse Professional Development Centre, the unit which supports young performers as they develop the qualities to thrive in a highly demanding profession.

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