Ian’s own contribution to keeping his beloved culture alive is unquantifiable.
Occasionally in life, if we are fortunate, we meet someone who makes a difference.
Many former students have tweeted their sadness at the news of his death. One wrote: ‘Who could ever forget the lesson from a tale that began: ‘Imagine I wished to enter into a contract to purchase some black silk sheets…’
Obituary for musician, composer, adjudicator and tutor