Marianne Olyver violin, was the first girl to be invited to lead the National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain. Her guest appearance on Womans Hour, where she performed live, was voted BBC Radio 4 Pick of the Week. She teaches at the Royal Academy of Music, London. She has also taught at the Delay Symposium with Itzhak Perlman at The Julliard School, New York. Directing Marianne Olyver and Her Orchestra she has both broadcast and performed at Festivals and major concert halls both in the UK and abroad.