Conductor, Composer, and Lecturer. E-mail | Tel:07984 452489
John regularly provides lectures, seminars, and coaching sessions on conducting, composition, and orchestration. He also tutors these subjects, and Analysis, Harmony, and Keyboard Skills, in his lectureships at Oxford University colleges. On November 23rd 2007 John will be providing a one-day conducting workshop, on Wagner's Siegfried Idyll, at the Faculty of Music, Oxford. John is devoted to supporting and nurturing young composers and conductors and during his tenure with the City of Southampton Orchestra he has founded both a Conductor Apprentice Scheme (featuring Craig Lawton) and Composer Support Scheme (featuring premieres and BBC broadcasts by composers that include Thomas Hyde, Christopher Marr, Samantha Fernando, and Steffan Rees).
|2007-2008||Lecturer in Music, St. Hilda's College, University of Oxford|
|2006-2008||Director of Music, St. Anne's College, University of Oxford|
|2006-2008||Lecturer in Music, St. Catherine's College, University of Oxford.|
|2005-2008||Musical Director, Ensemble ISIS, Faculty of Music, University of Oxford|
|2005-2008||Founder, Composer Support Scheme, City of Southampton Orchestra.|
|2004-2008||Founder, Conductor Apprentice Scheme, City of Southampton Orchestra.|
|2003-2008||Tutor of Music, St Hugh's College Summer Schools, University of Oxford.|
|2003-2008||Tutor of Orchestral Conducting, Faculty of Music, University of Oxford.|
|2003-2008||External Tutor, University of Oxford (multiple colleges)|
|2002-2004||Musical Director, Ensemble ISIS, Faculty of Music, University of Oxford|
|2001-2003||Principal Conductor, Oxford University Sinfonietta and Philharmonia.|
|1997-2002||Private Teacher, Piano, Violin/Viola, Theory, Composition|
(i) The parameters of Music Analysis: "The Study of Instrumental Combinations"; (ii) History of Orchestration Treatises; (iii) Performance Practice . Symphonic Evolution in 19th and 20th Century; (iv) History of Orchestral Conducting; (v) Spatial layout in performance and composition (1800-2006).
History (19th and 20th Century Symphonic); Analysis; Theory, Harmony, and Counterpoint; Orchestration; Instrumental and Vocal Composition; Keyboard Skills; Conducting (Orchestral and Vocal); Performance.