Conductors

(Music Advisor / Artistic Director emboldened)

1952

Denis Wright

Easter

1953

Eric Ball

Easter

1953

Leonard Davies

Summer

1954

Denis Wright

Easter (with Leonard Davies)

1954

Course Tutors

Summer

1955

Leonard Davies

Easter

1955

Eric Ball

Summer

1956

Leonard Davies

Easter

1956

Capt. C H Jaeger

Summer

1957

Denis Wright

Easter

1957

Eric Ball

Summer

1958

Sir Adrian Boult

Easter

1958

Leonard Davies

Summer

1959

Harry Mortimer

Easter

1959

Eric Ball

Summer

1960

Denis Wright

Easter

1960

T J Powell

Summer

1961

Leonard Davies

Easter

1961

Eric Ball

Summer

1962

Sir Adrian Boult

Easter

1962

Denis Wright

Summer

1963

Harold Gray

Easter

1963

Leonard Davies

Summer

1964

Denis Wright

Easter

1965

Clarence Raubould

Easter

1965

Denis Wright

Summer

1966

Harold Gray

Easter

1966

Eric Ball

Summer

1967

Denis Wright

Easter

1967

Geoffrey Brand

Summer

1968

Gilbert Vinter

Easter

1968

Geoffrey Brand

Summer

1969

Sir Vivien Dunn

Easter

1969

Eric Ball

Summer

1970

Herbert Moller

Easter

1970

Geoffrey Brand

Summer

1971

Vilem Tausky

Easter

1971

Geoffrey Brand

Summer

1972

Eric Ball

Easter 

1972

Harry Mortimer

Summer

1973

Geoffrey Brand

Easter

1973

Arthur Butterworth

Summer

1974

Geoffrey Brand

Easter

1974

Maurice Miles

Summer

1974

Bernard Keefe

Summer

1975

Eric Ball

Easter

1975

Marcus Dodds

Summer

1976

Harold Gray

Easter

1976

Arthur Butterworth

Summer

1977

Roy Newsome

Easter

1977

Harry Mortimer

Summer

1978

James Langley

Easter

1978

Kenneth Alwyn

Summer

1979

Edward Gregson

Easter

1979

Herbert Moller

Summer

1980

Arthur Butterworth

Easter

1980

Arthur Butterworth

Summer

1981

Roy Newsome

Easter  (with Harry Mortimer)

1981

Richard Evans

Easter

1981

James Scott

Summer

1982

Sir Vivien Dunn

Easter

1982

Roy Newsome

Easter

1982

John Pryce-Jones

Summer

1983

Roy Newsome

Easter

1983

Arthur Butterworth

August

1984

Harry Mortimer

Easter (with Roy Newsome)

1984

Roy Newsome

Easter (with Harry Mortimer)

1984

Roy Newsome

Easter

1984

Eric Ball

Summer

1985

Roy Newsome

Easter

1985

Major Peter Parkes

Summer

1986

Harry Mortimer

Easter (with Roy Newsome)

1986

Richard Evans

Summer

1987

Arthur Butterworth

Easter

1987

Elgar Howarth

Summer

1988

James Watson

Easter

1988

Roy Newsome

Summer

1989

James Scott

Easter

1989

Sir Charles Groves

Summer

1990

Roy Newsome

Easter

1990

Richard Evans

Summer

1991

Harry Mortimer

Easter (with Roy Newsome)

1991

Bramwell Tovey

Summer

1992

Roy Newsome

Easter

1992

Frank Renton

Summer

1993

Howard Snell

Easter

1993

Bramwell Tovey

Summer

1994

Roy Newsome

Easter

1994

Dr Derek Bourgeois

Summer

1995

Richard Evans

Easter

1995

Roy Newsome

Summer  (also with Geoffrey Brand and Arthur Butterworth) 

1996

Roy Newsome

Easter

1996

Roy Newsome

Summer (USA tour)

1997

Major Peter Parkes

Easter

1997

Elgar Howarth

Summer

1998

Roy Newsome

Easter

1998

David King

Summer

1999

James Watson

Easter

1999

James Gourlay

Summer

2000

Roy Newsome

Easter

2000

Roy Newsome

Summer

2001

Elgar Howarth

Easter

2001

Sian Edwards

Summer

2002

Elgar Howarth

Easter

2002

Arthur Butterworth

Easter

2002

Roy Newsome

Easter

2002

Geofrey Brand

Easter

2002

Elgar Howarth

Summer

2003

Paul McGrath

Easter

2003    

Elgar Howarth

Summer

2004

Howard Snell

Easter

2004

Elgar Howarth

Summer

2005

Nicholas Childs

with Garry Cutt

2005

Elgar Howarth

Summer

2006

Bramwell Tovey

Easter

2006

Robert Childs

Summer

2007

Bramwell Tovey

Easter

2007

Bramwell Tovey

Summer

2008

Christopher Adey

Easter

2008

Bramwell Tovey

Summer

2009

Bramwell Tovey

Easter

2009

Bramwell Tovey

Summer

2010

Nicholas Childs

Easter

2010

Bramwell Tovey

Summer

2011

Bramwell Tovey

Easter

2011

Alan Withington

Summer

2012

Bramwell Tovey

Easter

2012

Bramwell Tovey

Summer

2013

Bramwell Tovey

Easter

2013

Bramwell Tovey

Summer

2014

Bramwell Tovey

Easter

2014

Michelle Rakers

Summer

2015

Bramwell Tovey

Easter

2015

Bramwell Tovey

Summer

2016

Jamie Phillips

Easter

2016

Philip Smith

Summer