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Our Musical Director

Joe Davies

Joe Davies is Musical Director of the Ripieno Players, Artistic Director of the Cumbria Opera Group, and a Musical Director for both SLAM Theatre and Barricade Arts. He conducts a variety of professional, amateur, and youth ensembles across the UK, with highlights including collaborations with Laura Van Der Heijden (BBC Young Musician, 2012) and Jess Gillam (Last Night of the Proms, 2018), and appearances at the Sheldonian Theatre and the Oxford Playhouse. After graduating from Oxford University with a First in Music in 2018, Joe now studies Orchestral Conducting at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire under Daniele Rosina, Edwin Roxburgh, and Michael Seal.