Alexander Van Ingen
Biography to follow...
Telephone: 44 (0)1223 341509
Following a Music degree from the University of Southampton Anthony initially worked with the Orchestra of St John’s, Smith Square before moving to Newcastle to join Northern Sinfonia in 1999. After eleven years in the North East which included the move into and opening of Sage Gateshead Anthony relocated to Asia in 2010 as General Manager of the Singapore Symphony Orchestra. Missing the UK weather Anthony moved back to the UK joining AAM in early 2016. With his wife Fiona and two young children Anthony enjoys the English countryside, especially if it includes a pub and roaring log fire. Having left his trombone in storage whilst in Singapore Anthony is determined to find it again one day.
Telephone: 44 (0)1223 341090
CONCERTS AND EDUCATION
Head of Concerts and Planning
Chloë began her musical studies at a young age with the violin and singing. She read Music at Cambridge, where she was a choral scholar and took an active interest in conducting. Chloë won the CUMS Conducting Competition in her first year, going on to work with CUMS II and augmenting this with a final-year dissertation looking at the role gender plays in conducting. Since graduating Chloë has pursued a career in music, working with the Brighton Early Music Festival, the London Handel Festival and as an Associate Manager within the Vocal Division at IMG Artists, as well as managing Ars Eloquentiae, a new period instrument ensemble based in London. In her spare time, Chloë continues to perform with an early music choir.
Telephone: 44 (0)1223 341098
Head of Participation and Learning
Kathryn studied music at the University of Southampton after which she began her orchestral career working with the Philharmonia Orchestra working within the Participation and Learning teams. Focussing on enabling people to participate and engage with music in different ways, Kathryn then went on to be Community & Education Director at Britten Sinfonia.
Over the past years, Kathryn has set up several initiatives in Cambridgeshire including Music to Grow to for early years music obtaining an “Outstanding” from Ofsted for her delivery, and Sing! Choirs for adults for which Kathryn is the Musical Director. The latter has just celebrated its 5th birthday, and has been very busy including sell out performances in Ely Cathedral and tours abroad!
Kathryn has also worked with the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Cambridge Music Festival, Southbank Centre and Trinity Laban on many interesting and exciting collaborations.
Kathryn’s spare time is spent taking her children to various music lessons, as well as standing on the sidelines cheering them on in football, along with the occasional reading of a book!
Telephone: 44 (0)1223 341094
Adrian read maths and philosophy at the University of Cambridge, before studying for Master’s degrees in historical performance at the Guildhall School of Music & Drama and the Schola Cantorum Basiliensis in Switzerland. He enjoys a busy performing career with many of the country’s leading ensembles and is also editor of Early Music Today, the UK’s leading magazine devoted to all aspects of the early music scene. Away from work, Adrian may be found cooking, reading, jogging slowly, not practising the lute enough, or forlornly supporting Grimsby Town FC.
Telephone: 44 (0)1223 341094
Heppy Longworth read Music at Jesus College, Cambridge, and graduated in June 2016. While at university she enjoyed being involved in the Cambridge music scene in both a performance and arts administration capacity. A viola player by nature, she performed with a number of Cambridge University orchestras, and also sang with the Chapel Choir of Corpus Christi College. Following experience working for the English Chamber Orchestra and Thames Youth Orchestra while at school, Heppy led the Jesus College Music Society as Junior President in her final year at university. Heppy is delighted to now be working at the AAM, assisting the AAM’s wonderful family of supporters. When not participating in musical activities, Heppy enjoys spending time with family, drinking tea with friends, and chatting with people about the big questions of life and faith.
Telephone: 44 (0)1223 341092
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