La Côte, March 2018
"A powerful player"
The Cambridge Tab, November 2012
"Sensitive and in control"
Varsity, November 2011
"Dazzling [...] This poem is a real tour de force by a master wordsmith"
Strokestown International Poetry festival 2020
"A strong voice, effortlessly flicking between moments [of] action, description, dialogue and suspense."
1000 Word Quarterly Competition 2019
"Witty and suspenseful [...] Never fails to surprise."
"Funny, touching, enchanting and thrilling."
Verified reader reviews
"Theo is the ideal instructor; serious, understanding, encouraging — and sometimes silly. My son really responded to his teaching style."
Mother of Coby (9 years old)
"An engaging and dedicated teacher [...] Theo combined high expectations with understanding and sensitivity to our daughter's needs."
Mother of Anne-Marie (10 years old)
Theodor is a prize-winning violinist, conductor and writer. A graduate of the University of Cambridge and the Royal Academy of Music, he now holds the position of Deputy Principal Violin II with the English National Ballet Philharmonic and has appeared as a regular guest sub-principal with the Royal Philharmonic, Welsh National Opera, City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, Royal Northern Sinfonia, the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic and other UK orchestras. As well as an accomplished performer Theo is a dedicated teacher, overseeing a class of private students in London, leading educational workshops for children, and offering advanced group coaching for musicians of all ages. He is also a published author and has won accolades in poetry, prose, and marketing non-fiction copy. Theodor lives in London and plays an 1865 Baldantoni kindly lent to him by the Harrison Frank Family Foundation.