After studying modern languages at Trinity College, Cambridge, Joe has carved out a career in the cultural sector, most recently spending 4 years at London’s Barbican Centre.
As Planning and Partnerships Manager, he managed the organisation’s many musical partnerships, developing new tools for analysis and evaluation, and worked alongside senior management to create and implement strategic initiatives. He also played a pivotal role in the ongoing proposal for a new Centre for Music
Joe was an inaugural recipient of a scholarship for future cultural leaders from Oxford University’s Saïd Business School, from where he graduated with an MBA in September 2019.
Cate is a freelance arts events and project manager, specialising in concerts and tours. After studying at St. John’s College, Oxford and Trinity College, Cambridge she spent several years in London working for some of the world’s leading ensembles and arts organisations including The Sixteen, Intermusica Artists Management, and The Philharmonia Orchestra. After working for a musical charity in Soweto, Johannesburg for a year, Cate returned to the UK in late 2017 and has since enjoyed pursuing a freelance career. Her freelance work has encompassed a wide range of projects including project managing the orchestral music for the royal wedding of Prince Harry and Megan Markle.
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Rachel studied music at Lady Margaret Hall (Oxford), then composition at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester. She has worked on the Oxford Philharmonic Piano Festival, and in orchestra management, as well as doing marketing work for Orchestra of St John’s. A keen amateur violin / violist, she is also a member of Warwick Symphony Orchestra and is a regular at London Musical Theatre Orchestra’s Playthroughs both as a player and arranger.
Nathan has worked in various aspects of arts administration for a number years, including as manager of Tickets Oxford at Oxford Playhouse, front of house assistant manager for Creation Theatre and as a producer, production manager and director for a number of award-winning small-scale touring theatre companies, based in Oxford. Since 2015, Nathan has been a communications officer and centre administrator for a research centre in the School of Anthropology at the University of Oxford.