Conductors and Music Directors


Conductors : Music Directors : Choral Conductors : Directors

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KONRAD VON ABEL Conductor
Munich, Germany
....was born in 1958 in Stuttgart and gained his first musical training with the Hymnus-Chorknaben. At the age of 17 he met Sergiu Celibidache, whose manner of making music....(more)
DOUGLAS COOMBES
Conductor & Composer
Bedfordshire, UK
....is a prolific composer and has written for all ages; professional and non-professional; and his output includes symphonies, operas, church music, secular choral music, part songs, ensemble music, music-stories and music for children....(more)
MARTIN ELLIOTT
Conductor & Bass/Baritone
West Sussex, UK

In great demand as an international concert singer, voice teacher, vocal adjudicator and conference presenter, Martin Elliott’s career now concentrates itself in England, mainland Europe, Canada, Australia and New Zealand. Born in London as a national of both Britain and New Zealand, he....(more)
LEONARDO GASPARINI
Conductor (Italian)
resides in Paris, France

....has just been appointed Artistic Director of the OFJ, Guadalajara, Mexico. He was a close disciple of Maestro Sergiu Celibidache from 1978-1996 participating in the International Conductors' courses held with the Munich Philharmonic and regularly attending the Phenomenology Seminars held at the Gutenberg University of Mainz....(more)
JOHN GEORGIADIS
Conductor & Arranger
Deal, UK


Nearly a decade of studies with maestro Sergiu Celibidache have culminated in conducting engagements with many leading orchestras worldwide, which has meant many recordings and international tours, also include the New Year's Concerts at the Barbican Centre, which have just celebrated his 35th consecutive year of conducting these events....(more)

JORDI MORA
Conductor
Barcelona, Spain

... born in Barcelona, he received his education as a conductor and phenomenology of music with Sergiu Celibidache at the University in Mainz, in Munich with the Münchner Philharmoniker, and other places like Trier, London, Stuttgart and Paris.
He has been Music Director of the, Orquestra Simfònica del Vallès and the Greece National Orchestra.
He is invited to conduct....(more)

CHRISTOPHER SWAFFER
Conductor
London, UK

....was educated at Chetham's School of Music and holds a Masters degree in composition and conducting from the University of Manchester. He is currently Artistic Director of the Auricle Ensemble and the Scottish Chamber Music Players and is Principal Conductor of the Edinburgh Festival Symphony Orchestra....(more)
ROBIN WHITE
Conductor & Composer
St. Albans, UK

An experienced and versatile conductor, he has received critical acclaim for his interpretations of mainstream classics. He has collaborated successfully with renowned soloists and has also directed popular-classics concerts at National Trust and similar venues. He has worked extensively with choirs....(more)

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OTHER CONDUCTORS & MUSIC DIRECTORS

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Eduardo Alvarez : Acapulco, Mexico
....is music director of the Acapulco Philharmonic.
Kenneth Alwyn : London, UK
Kenneth Alwyn, FRAM, is the Musical Director of the Philomusica Orchestra and a composer, writer and presenter of concerts and programmes for Radio and Television.
Nurhan Arman : Toronto, Canada
Born to Armenian parents in Istanbul, he played his first violin recital at the age of 13. After several seasons of leading US orchestras as concertmaster, he began a conducting career that has taken him all over the world.
Jonathan Brett : Surrey, UK
Single-minded devotion to his musical ideals and uncommon interpretative flair coupled with technical brilliance and a sense of daring combine mark him out as one of the most talented of Britain’s younger generation of conductors.
Robert Canetti : Israel
....received his musical education in Israel. At the age of 18 he led the Pro-Musica Ensemble. At 20 was one of the leaders and soloist of the Israel Chamber Orchestra.
Giacomo Cataldo : (Italian) resides in Toronto, Canada
His website is the principal source for information about the composer and his music. Listings of his compositions, discography and performances of his work are available as well as links to video and audio recordings.
Robert Costin organist/harpsichordist/conductor : West Sussex, UK
"I am an English organist, harpsichordist and conductor with extensive national and international performing experience."

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Jordan Grigg : Nova Scotia, Canada
Born in British Columbia in 1972, he has been teaching since 1988. He has taught and continues to teach all stringed, wind and brass instruments, piano, all RCM theory, harmony, history, counterpoint, analysis, conducting and composition.
Douglas Gunn : Castlemartyr, County Cork, Ireland
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Emil Khoury composer/conductor : San Francisco, California, USA
Having earned his education and lived in the US for so many years, Prof. Khoury has managed to work in two disparate musical worlds (Western and Middle-Eastern) with verve, versatility, and vivacity.
Michael Klubertanz : Eppelheim, Germany
Geboren am 25. November 1968 in Bad Neustadt/Saale.
Ab 1974 Ausbildung in Klavier, ab 1978 Orgel. 1984 und 1986 D- und C-Diplomprüfungen als nebenamtlicher Kirchenmusiker.
Martin Leigh : Birmingham, UK
....has conducted more than 50 symphonies, including major works by Mahler, Bruckner and Beethoven as part of his recent association with symphonic ensembles of the University of Birmingham.
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Cristian Mancas : Bucharest, Roumania
....is conductor of the ArtTium Symphonic Orchestra in Bucharest.
Mark Mast : Munich, Germany
Dirigent, Künstlerischer Leiter mehrerer Festivals und Konzertreihen sowie diverser Institutionen und Pädagoge gehört seit über einem Jahrzehnt zu den engagiertesten und vielseitigsten Künstlerpersönlichkeiten seiner Generation.
Wolfgang Michel : Frankfurt, Germany
....embodies the kind of conductor, who connects his obligation to the intentions of the composer with an intensive and expressively strong musicality.
Sean Newhouse : Indianapolis, Indiana, USA
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began his career by winning the highly coveted position of Music Director of the Young Musicians Foundation Debut Orchestra in Los Angeles.
Dominic Nunns : London, UK
His work as a composer, conductor, horn-player and educator has explored rock, jazz, folk, klezmer, classic and contemporary film soundtracks, electronic music and rhythm-theatre with the award-winning Lost and Found Orchestra.
Charles Olivieri-Munroe : Toronto, Canada
His career takes him across five continents, appearing with many of the world’s finest orchestras.

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Andrew Padmore : Leeds, UK
Before launching himself as a freelance conductor, he had acquired an impressive list of academic qualifications and performance diplomas, studied conducting under Sir Adrian Boult and undertaken a variety of musical activities.
Mario Parrella : Comun Nuovo, Italy
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Gevorg Sargsyan : Yerevan, Armenia
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Nayden Todorov : Bourgas, Bulgaria
A conductor with 'a plastic and impeccable gesture', he is among the most talented Bulgarian musicians of the young generation. He controls a broad scale of tempi and is capable of forming brilliant culminations.
Jonathan Trout : Derbyshire, UK
....has been Principal Conductor of the highly acclaimed Derby Concert Orchestra since 1987. He founded the Derby Chamber Orchestra shortly afterwards, to further explore both classical and contemporary music.
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Harold Leighton Weller : Las Vegas, USA
....is the Founding Music Director & Conductor Laureate of the Las Vegas Philharmonic. He retired on June 30, 2007 completing a distinguished forty-five year career as music director of orchestras in Ohio, Virginia and Arizona.
Kenneth Woods : (Amercan) resides in Cardiff, Wales
Hailed by the Washington Post as an “up-and-coming conductor” and a “true star” of the podium, conductor, rock guitarist, author and cellist, he has worked with many orchestras of international distinction.
Christopher Zimmerman : Connecticut, USA
....graduated from Yale with a B.A. in Music, and received his Master’s from the University of Michigan. He also studied at Tanglewood, and at the Pierre Monteux School in Maine.

CHORAL CONDUCTORS

Julie Ainscough : Leatherhead, Surrey, UK
...."my website will give you an impression of a busy, full- time, freelance professional life spent in classical music, as a performer, as a composer and, principally, as a teacher of piano and pipe organ."
William Hay : Chester, UK
....is an experienced music teacher offering piano lessons to all ages and abilities in the Chester area, North Wales and on the Wirral (UK). I am also available as an accompanist and pianist for weddings and corporate events.
Peter Litman : Ruthin, N. Wales, UK
....originally trained as an organist at Canterbury. He holds both bachelor and master degrees in music and is also a Fellow of the London College of Music. His début as a choral conductor was in 1997.
Andrew Padmore : Leeds, UK
Before launching himself as a freelance conductor, he had acquired an impressive list of academic qualifications and performance diplomas, studied conducting under Sir Adrian Boult and undertaken a variety of musical activities.

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