Eleanor Meynell won a scholarship to Chetham’s School of Music at the age of 11 where she studied with Heather Slade-Lipkin and Ryzsard Bakst. During her time there she was a prize- winner in several national and international competitions and won Bromsgrove Young Musician of the Year aged 15. She also was awarded both ARCM and LGSM diplomas while still at school.
Eleanor has broadcast as a soloist and chamber musician on BBC Radio 3, Classic Fm and Radio Belfast London and is currently on the staff at Goldsmiths College and also Trinity Laban College of Music and where she accompanies and coaches. As well as singing in the Monteverdi Choir, she also plays for auditions and masterclass for John Eliot Gardiner and is a mentor on the apprenticeship scheme. She made her Wigmore Hall debut in 2015 playing with several members of the Monteverdi Choir in music by Schubert and Brahms which received critical acclaim in The Times.
Last year she performed Beethoven 4th piano concerto with Folkstone Symphony Orchestra and Grieg Piano Concerto with Sidcup Symphony Orchestra.
Eleanor has recorded a CD of works by Grieg, Mendelssohn and Bach all of who are composers associated with Leipzig which will be released in Jan 2019.