RESIDENT CONDUCTOR: Alex Webb

Alexander Webb

Alexander Webb is a percussion specialist and conductor from Swindon who is now based in Manchester. He studied percussion at Birmingham Conservatoire and graduated in 2012. He went on to achieve a distinction as the Timothy Reynish Conducting Scholar and is continuing his studies as a PhD Student at the RNCM, researching the music of Ernest Tomlinson.


From 2016 - 18, Alexander was the assistant conductor to John Storgårds and the BBC Philharmonic. The following year he became the Assistant conductor to Vasily Petrenko and Sir Andrew Davis at the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic as well.


In 2018, Alexander won the Unibrass 2018 Best Student Conductor and was a runner up in the National association of brass band conductors competition.


Alexander is the Director of Music for the Greater Manchester Police Band and Conductor for Poulton-Le-Fylde Band. He made his debut with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra in June 2018 and has appeared as a conductor for National Youth Wind Orchestra, Settle Orchestra, Liverpool Mozart Orchestra, British Police Symphony Orchestra, Swindon Symphony Orchestra, and Swindon Chamber Orchestra.


Alex has performed as a percussionist with the English Symphony Orchestra, Desford Colliery Band, Brighouse and Rastrick Band, and The Fairey Band. He has also made recordings for BBC Television and Radio as well as participated in tours to the USA, Asia, and Europe.