Jan Repko, a former tutor at the Royal College of Music, entered a plea at Southwark Crown Court on 17 March


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Former violin professor Jan Repko pleaded not guilty to two counts of sexual assault in a hearing at Southwark Crown Court on 17 March.  

The charges against the 64-year-old include one count of sexual assault by touching and one count of assault by penetration. Both charges relate to an incident said to have taken place in the Borough of Westminster against a woman over the age of 16, who cannot be named for legal reasons.   

Based in Fulham, Repko was granted bail after paying £15,000 security and is subject to an electronically tagged curfew between 9pm and 6am. His bail conditions also prevent him from contacting any former or current students, and he cannot enter the Royal College of Music (RCM), one of his former colleges, without prior written permission.   

The RCM suspended Repko after allegations came to light in July last year. He was later dismissed. Repko has previously taught at Chetham’s School of Music, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire and the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. 

Repko faces a five-day trial, due to begin on 8 July 2024. He will appear in court for a mention hearing on 20 April.