RESIDENT CONDUCTOR: Alex Webb

Alex 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- studying with Mark Heron and Clark Rundell. He has also participated in master-classes with Nicolas Pasquet, Jac Van Steen, and Sir Mark Elder- and is now a PhD student at the RNCM.


He has assisted Vasily Petrenko, and Sir Andrew Davis, with the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra; whilst also assisting John Storgårds with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra. In 2017 Alexander was awarded the runners up prize at the NABBC competition, and in 2018 won best student conductor at 'Uni Brass'.


He has worked as conductor 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. He is Director of Music for the Greater Manchester Police Band, and in May this year made his debut with the BBC Philharmonic Orchestra. Alex has undertaken tours around Europe, Asia and to the United States; and has also made recordings for broadcast on BBC Television and Radio.