Tamsin was born in Burton upon Trent and studied music at the Universities of Newcastle upon Tyne and Birmingham. Upon returning to England, having worked as an English teacher in Japan from 2007 to 2013, Tamsin decided to commit to studying and performing music professionally.

Solo engagements

Handel Messiah, Bernstein Chichester Psalms, Mendelssohn Elijah, Mozart Vesperae solennes de confessore, Dvorak Mass in D, Haydn Stabat Mater; and many recitals and performances as director of Occasional Musick, with particular focus on the works of Heinrich Schütz.


Manchester Metropolitan University: P.G.C.E in Adult Education (2007)

University of Birmingham: Ph.D. in Music (2000)

University of Newcastle upon Tyne: B.A. in Music (1995, Hons, 1st-class)

RSCM Gold Medal (with honours)

Japanese Language Proficiency Test N2 and JLPT N3


Tamsin’s compositions are published by Chichester Music Press.