OSJ People

John Lubbock nominated for Oxfordshire Local Business Charity Awards A WELL-KNOWN conductor of the St John’s Orchestra was nominated by an Oxfordshire charity in this year’s Local Business Charity Awards. The founder and conductor of Oxford-based chamber orchestra John Lubbock...
  • August 16, 2019
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During his residency, Toby will work closely with the OSJ to bring the orchestra into new spaces and communities – from nightclubs to festivals – curating concerts and writing new works that question what it means to be an orchestra...
  • June 28, 2019
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For information about the Afghan project Click here For a couple of months our Associate Conductor Cayenna Ponchione and OSJ musicians have provided distance learning to the students of the Afghanistan National Institute of Music (ANIM). The experience is proving greatly...
  • December 17, 2018
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Our new Associate Conductor has a busy life in Oxford – from academic researcher to conductor, from playing Marimba (her specialist percussion instrument) to organising Academic conferences on Conducting, from researching aspects of Historically Informed Practice (HIP) in 19th Century...
  • October 28, 2018
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This is the first in a series of posts sharing information about the brilliant musicians who form the backbone of Orchestra of St John’s.  Thank you to John Alex Heley, our principal cellist, for taking the time to share some...
  • July 29, 2018
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The Orchestra of St John’s are delighted to announce the appointment of a new Trustee. Emma Chamberlain OBE is a distinguished barrister at Pump Court Tax Chambers and Visiting Professor of Law at Oxford University. Emma also advises and is...
  • July 5, 2018
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