Molly Mathieson

Molly Mathieson

Founder and Chief Executive

Molly is the Chief Executive of New Note Projects and will project manage New Note Orchestra. She is used to running big projects with budgets up to £500,000.

Conall Gleeson

Conall Gleeson

Artistic Director

Conall became Artistic Director of New Note Orchestra in January 2016. He has grown the orchestra from a grass roots charity into a credible arts organisation. He uses innovative workshop ideas to encourage the orchestra members to compose their own scores. He is currently Deputy Head of the School of Media at University Brighton.

Patrick Harrex

Patrick Harrex

Musical Director

Patrick is an award winning composer whose works have been given live and broadcast performances in many countries around the world. His music has been recorded by Argo, CBC (Canada), Editions LGNM (Luxembourg) and New Music Brighton. In 2005 he established the Sussex branch of CoMA (Contemporary Music for All).  He is Musical Director of Brighton & Hove Arts Orchestra, an open access community orchestra.

 

 

Peter Morris

Peter Morris

Trustee

Peter Morris was born in North London and educated at Merchant Taylors’ School, Sandy Lodge. He qualified as a Chartered Accountant in 1968 and was appointed Deputy Chief Accountant of London Weekend Television. In 1974, he became Finance Director of London Festival Ballet ( now English National Ballet).  In 1989 he was appointed the first full-time Industrial Officer of the Society of London Theatre and the Theatrical Management Association. In this capacity he advised theatre-owners and producers across the UK on all aspects of employment relations. He retired in 2008 and moved to Hove.

Peter was also been a trustee of the Royal Ballet Benevolent Fund and the Council for Dance Education and Training until his retirement.  He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.  His interests include theatre, cricket and jazz.

Dan Blomfield

Dan Blomfield

Trustee

Dan is a trustee of New Note Projects. He is in recovery from alcohol and is one of the founding fathers of New Note Orchestra. A regular member since its inception, he provides valuable support to the other musicians.

Marco Martinez

Marco Martinez

Special Advisor

Marco acts as a Special Adviser to New Note Projects. He is a Mental Health Management Consultant & Commentator. Marco is also a recovering alcoholic & addict. He was one of the main participants of Channel 4’s Addicts’ Symphony.

James McConnel

James McConnel

James acts as a Special Adviser to New Note Projects. James has composed the scores for over100 television documentaries and dramas and has written extensively for many theatre productions. He was the main participant in Channel 4’s Addicts’ Symphony.