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

Musical Director

Conall became Music Director of New Note Orchestra in January 2017. 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

Friend of New Note Orchestra

Patrick helped launch the New Note Orchestra in 2015. He 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.

 

 

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.

Bridget Taylor

Bridget Taylor

Trustee

Bridget Taylor is a Trustee of New Note Projects. In her professional life she has developed and run large  public/private sector partnerships with responsibility for delivering improved services. She has also been a volunteer in local Brighton and Hove charities. Bridget has experience of governance, people and financial management together with personal experience of the impact of addiction on people’s lives.

Marcus O’Dair

Trustee

Marcus O’Dair- Marcus is a musician, writer and journalist and a current associate professor in music and innovation at Middlesex University. His books have received critical acclaim, Different Every Time was book of the week on Radio 4 and a book of the year in the Guardian, the Independent, the Times, the Sunday Times, the Evening Standard, Mojo and Uncut.

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.

Suzie Edgeley

Suzie Edgeley

Qualified Counsellor

Suzie Edgily MBACP, BA Hons, PG Dip offers an accessible counselling service to all New Note Project participants. The service is underpinned by a desire to be inclusive and available to all members, and therefore offered on a donation only basis. Counselling can have a positive impact on sustaining and maintaining recovery.