Conductor Biography

About our Conductor: Alexander Webb

Alexander is a graduate of the percussion programme at the Birmingham Conservatoire, and in 2016 accepted a place to become the Timothy Reynish Conducting Scholar at the Royal Northern College of Music. He first studied with Guy Woolfenden and now studies with Mark Heron and Clark Rundell. He has also participated in master-classes with Nicolas Pasquet, Jac Van Steen, and Sir Mark Elder.

Alexander maintains a busy schedule as a freelance musician balancing percussion performance with his conducting engagements. As a percussionist he has worked with the English Symphony Orchestra, Queen’s Park Sinfonia, Desford Colliery band, and in 2012 was awarded the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra Scheme place for timpani.

As a conductor he has worked with a variety of ensembles across the UK; including The British Police Symphony Orchestra, Swindon Chamber Orchestra, National Youth Wind Orchestra of Great Britain, and Liverpool Mozart Orchestra. Alexander has undertaken tours around Europe, Asia and to the United States; and has also made recordings for broadcast on BBC Television and Radio.  

Alexander is very generously supported by the Waverley Fund.