Conductor

Alice Knight

Conductor since April 2022

Alice Knight is a first year music student and conducting scholar at St Anne’s College, Oxford. She currently holds conducting roles with three OUMS ensembles (Oxford University Sinfonietta, Oxford University Wind Orchestra, and Oxford University Brass Band), whilst also performing as a horn player with Oxford University Orchestra and Ensemble ISIS. Alice enjoys playing as a soloist and chamber musician, with recent performances taking place in venues from Christchurch Cathedral and the Holywell Music Room, to the Royal College of Music and Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

Alice currently studies conducting with Dr John Traill and horn with Richard Watkins. Prior to this, she studied conducting, horn, and composition at the Royal College of Music Junior Department and played joint principal horn with the National Youth Orchestra, with whom she performed at concerts including the BBC Proms and the Euro Young Classic Festival.


Past Conductors

Kentaro Machida April 2020 – March 2022
Joe Beesley April 2019 – March 2020
Tom Fetherstonhaugh April 2017 – March 2019
Freddie Meyers October 2016 – March 2017


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