The Festival is greatly indebted to the late Eva Warren for all her work as an Official Accompanist, and for all her great support and numerous entries over many years
Rosemary MacPherson trained at Manchester University as a teacher and was fortunate enough to do part of her course at the Royal Northern College, where she focussed on accompanying. She currently works as Music Advisory teacher for Wirral and spends a great deal of her time in Wirral schools, providing training and support for primary teachers. Her other love is musical theatre and she is often found at Birkenhead Operatic Society, where she is chorus mistress. Recent shows have included Crazy for You, Oliver, 42nd Street and The Scarlet Pimpernel. Rosemary is also an emminent piano teacher in the Wirral, and she has been the accompaist of the Wirral Singers Ladies’s choir for many years.