Alumnus and former Head of University Press, Robin Bloxsidge, was introduced to classical music by a friend at University.
Professor Averil Mansfield CBE
Alumna and first British female Professor of Surgery, Professor Averil Mansfield CBE, used music to counter the stresses of her career in medicine.
Retired barrister, Nick, spent most of his career in Liverpool, most recently at Atlantic Chambers, specialising in company, land and property law and is a keen supporter of music and the arts in the city.
Dr Joan Rodgers CBE
Liverpool alumna Joan Rodgers is an acclaimed opera, concert and as a recitalist soprano.
Dame Patricia Routledge DBE
Award-winning actor, singer and comedian, Dame Patricia Routledge discovered her passion for music and performance while studying at the University of Liverpool.
Dr Yoko Ono Lennon
Artist, singer and peace activist, Yoko Ono Lennon, after whom our new Centre is named, is a long-time supporter of student opportunities at the University.
Professor Shirley J Thompson OBE
Shirley is a composer, artistic director, Professor of Music, conductor, film-maker, writer, violinist, and cultural activist.
Vanessa Reed is President and CEO of New Music USA a national resource which supports the creation, performance and appreciation of new music.