The Mentors

Christopher Warren-Green

Christopher regularly conducts top British and European major orchestras, and has been Music Director of the London Chamber Orchestra since 1988. He has conducted at a number of royal events including the marriage of Prince Charles and the Duchess of Cornwall.

Sarah Tenant-Flowers

Sarah is one of the leading choral directors of her generation, working with professional and amateur groups and in the field of arts education. She is Artistic Director of Singscape, a ground-breaking collaborative choral group formed in 2000.

Peter Stark

Peter Stark’s work has taken him all over the world, but in particular to Europe where he has been hailed as one of the leading figures of a new generation of British conductors. He has been the subject of a television documentary, and is noted for inspiring young musicians.

Natalia Luis-Bassa

Natalia is currently studying for her Master’s Degree at The University of Huddersfield and has recently been awarded the Elgar Society Prize for the performance of Elgar’s Second Symphony with the Huddersfield Philharmonic Orchestra.

Matthew Rowe

Matthew enjoys conducting a wide range of music including film scores, opera and ballet. He has performed with many of the UK’s top orchestras, and often visits Denmark for concerts and recordings. He is deeply committed to education and outreach work.

Jason Lai

A cellist, pianist and composer by training, Jason was Assistant Conductor to the BBC Philharmonic from 2002-2005. He has appeared on the panel of BBC Young Musician of the Year competition and was a judge in the recent BBC classical talent show Classical Star.

Ivor Setterfield

Ivor has conducted a number of leading orchestras, performing both orchestral and choral repertoire. In 2006 he appeared in his own documentary series on Channel Five, The Singing Estate which was shortlisted for the prestigious Rose D’Or Television Prize.

Brad Cohen

A leading conductor of Italian operas, Brad Cohen also works extensively with contemporary operatic composers. He pursues an active symphonic conducting career at home and abroad, and is an accomplished operatic editor.

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