Luba Tunnicliffe

Luba Tunnicliffe

Key Facts

  • Instrument: Viola


Luba is a scholarship student at the Guildhall School, studying with David Takeno and Pavlo Beznosiuk. In November 2012 she won the school’s Max and Peggy Morgan Award with the Bartok Viola Concerto, and was the viola soloist in Mozart’s Sinfonia Concertante with Alexander Janiczek and the Guildhall Chamber Orchestra in Milton Court Concert Hall (January 2014). Previously, she studied viola with Jacky Woods at Junior RAM where she was joint winner of the 2010 Concert Prize.

Luba participated in both the LSO Strings Scheme and Academy in 2014. She is a member of the Volta Quartet, who performed in an RPS concert recorded by the BBC in December 2014 and will be representing the Guildhall in the Trinity Laban Intercollegiate String Quartet Competition in April 2015. She has performed in masterclasses with Nobuko Imai (November 2012), Paul Coletti (October 2014) and Thomas Reibl as part of the International Musicians Seminars in Prussia Cove, Cornwall (April 2014). Luba is the grateful recipient of awards for Postgraduate study from the Guildhall School Trust, Help Musicians UK, the Worshipful Company of Musicians, and Countess of Munster Musical Trust.

Luba is the winner of a Musicians’ Company Award 2014.  She can be contacted on