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List Rules People on this list must have gone to Chetham's School of Music and be of some renown.

List of famous alumni from Chetham's School of Music, with photos when available. Prominent graduates from Chetham's School of Music include celebrities, politicians, business people, athletes and more. This list of distinguished Chetham's School of Music alumni is loosely ordered by relevance, so the most recognizable celebrities who attended Chetham's School of Music are at the top of the list. This directory is not just composed of graduates of this school, as some of the famous people on this list didn't necessarily earn a degree from Chetham's School of Music.

Items here include everything from Max Beesley to Richard Egarr.

This list answers the questions “Which famous people went to Chetham's School of Music?” and “Which celebrities are Chetham's School of Music alumni?”

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Richard Egarr is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Chetham's School Of Music Alumni
Richard Egarr Conductor, Pianist, Harpsichordist Richard Egarr is a British keyboard performer, on the harpsichord, fortepiano and modern piano, and conductor. He received his musical training as a choirboy at York Minster, at Chetham's School ...more

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Max Beesley is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous Chetham's School Of Music Alumni
Max Beesley Musician, Actor Maxton Gig "Max" Beesley, Jr. is an English actor and musician. He is best known for his role as Charlie Edwards in the British television drama Hotel Babylon and has appeared in a ...more

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Chen Jiafeng is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Chetham's School Of Music Alumni
Chen Jiafeng Musician, Violinist Chen Jiafeng, born in Shanghai, is a Chinese violinist. He started to play the violin at the age of 3 and gave his first concert at 8.

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Jennifer Pike is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Chetham's School Of Music Alumni
Jennifer Pike Violinist Jennifer Pike is a British violinist. In 2002, she became well known for winning the BBC Young Musician of the Year competition, and for six years she held the record of being the youngest ...more

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Jon Christos is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous Chetham's School Of Music Alumni
Jon Christos Conductor, Singer Jon Christos is an English singer and local radio presenter. A classically trained tenor, he is best known for an album of operatically-styled crossover music.

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Nicholas Ashton is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous Chetham's School Of Music Alumni
Nicholas Ashton Musician Nicholas Ashton erhielt seine Ausbildung in der Chetham's School, am Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester sowie in Frankfurt/M. und Genf. Seine Lehrer waren Renna Kellaway and Joachim ...more

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Frederick Stocken is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous Chetham's School Of Music Alumni
Frederick Stocken James Frederick Stocken is a British classical composer, organist and musicologist.

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Paul Lewis is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous Chetham's School Of Music Alumni
Paul Lewis Pianist Paul Lewis is an English classical pianist. His father worked at the Liverpool docks and his mother was a local council worker; there were no musicians in his family background. Lewis began by ...more

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Ian Pace is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous Chetham's School Of Music Alumni
Ian Pace Ian Pace is a British pianist. Pace studied at Chetham's School of Music, The Queen's College, Oxford and the Juilliard School in New York. His main teacher was the Hungarian pianist György

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Peter Donohoe is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous Chetham's School Of Music Alumni
Peter Donohoe Pianist Peter Donohoe CBE is an internationally renowned virtuoso classical pianist, promoter, artistic director and educator.

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Jill Crossland is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous Chetham's School Of Music Alumni
Jill Crossland Pianist Jill Crossland is an English pianist, born in Yorkshire. She studied with Ryszard Bakst at Chetham's School of Music and the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and with Paul ...more

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Gwilym Simcock is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous Chetham's School Of Music Alumni
Gwilym Simcock Pianist Gwilym Simcock is a British pianist and composer working in both jazz and classical music, and often blurring the boundaries of the two. He is a multi-award winner and was chosen as one of the ...more

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James Sherlock is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous Chetham's School Of Music Alumni
James Sherlock Pianist James Sherlock is a British classical pianist and conductor. He studied at Chetham's School of Music in Manchester, Eton College, Trinity College Cambridge and the Guildhall School of Music ...more

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Leon McCawley is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous Chetham's School Of Music Alumni
Leon McCawley Pianist Leon McCawley is a British classical pianist. He studied with Heather Slade-Lipkin at Chetham's School of Music in Manchester, and with Eleanor Sokoloff at The Curtis Institute of Music in the ...more

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Philip Robinson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous Chetham's School Of Music Alumni
Philip Robinson Conductor Philip Robinson is an English conductor, arranger and music educator. He was born in Lancashire and was educated at Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester. He then studied horn at the Royal ...more

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Huw Watkins is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous Chetham's School Of Music Alumni
Huw Watkins Pianist Huw Watkins is a British composer and pianist. Born in South Wales, he studied piano and composition at Chetham's School of Music in Manchester, where he received piano lessons from Peter ...more

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Adam Walker is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous Chetham's School Of Music Alumni
Adam Walker Adam L. Walker is an English classical flautist. Adam was born in Retford, Nottinghamshire. By the age of nine, he had taught himself to play the flute and piano. A year later, he entered ...more

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Mark Shanahan is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous Chetham's School Of Music Alumni
Mark Shanahan Conductor Mark Shanahan is an Irish conductor and conducting teacher.

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Graham Anthony Devine is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous Chetham's School Of Music Alumni
Graham Anthony Devine Graham Anthony Devine is a classical guitarist. Devine studied with Gordon Crosskey at Chetham's School of Music in Manchester. He moved to Brazil at the age of nineteen and quickly became known ...more

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Gary Cooper is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous Chetham's School Of Music Alumni
Gary Cooper Conductor Gary Cooper is an English conductor and classical keyboardist who specialises in the harpsichord and fortepiano. He is known as an interpreter of the keyboard music of Bach and Mozart, and as a ...more