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Meet the people using music to catalyse

environmental action.

Musicians
Our Musicians
Chris Xuereb
Double Bass
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Roma Tic
Violin
Myrddin Rees Davies
Horn
Eleanor Blamires
Flute
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Lorraine Hart
Oboe
Catrin Meek
Harp
Helena Logah
Violin
Patrick Bolton
Bassoon
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photo credit: Inis Oirr Asano
Elliott Bailey
Cello
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Evangeline Tang
Double Bass
Rachel Maxey
Viola
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Lucía Polo Moreno
Double Bass
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Helen Kuby
Horn
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Magdalena Carbow
Oboe

photo credit: Elfriede Liebenow

Dan Mort
Clarinet
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Anna 
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Saran Davies
Cello
Robyn Blair
Horn
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Georgia Russell
Viola
Sarah Ayoub
Cello
Charlotte Amherst
Violin
Chloe Barnes
Oboe
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Michaias Berlouis
Trombone
William Foster
Trombone
Violetta Suvini
Violin
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Hugh Woolley
Contrabassoon
Julian Faultless
Horn
Katie Lodge
Trumpet
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Emily Penn
Oboe
Richard English
Double Bass
Amy Kent
Violin
Hannah Gardiner
Viola
George Needham
Piano
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Daniel 
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Isha Crichlow
Clarinet
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Victoria Gill

Violin

John Warner is Founder and Artistic Director of Orchestra for the Earth and Music Director of Oxford Opera. He has conducted orchestras including the London Symphony Orchestra and BBC Philharmonic, and other recent invitations include Glyndebourne Festival Opera, Beijing Music Festival, Berlin Symphony Orchestra, Slovak State Philharmonic, and Armenian State Philharmonic, working alongside soloists such as James Ehnes, Wu Wei and Camille Thomas. 

John is also in demand as an assistant to many of the world’s leading conductors, such as Sir Simon Rattle, Daniel Harding, Yannick Nézet-Séguin, Robin Ticciati and Edward Gardner, working with the London Philharmonic, Orchestre de Paris, Dresden Staatskapelle, Wiener Symphoniker, and others. 

 

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John Warner
Founder & Artistic Director

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Photograph of John Warner © Benjamin Ealovega.

Artistic Director
Trustees
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Ben is Leverhulme Early Career Research Fellow in Classics at the University of Liverpool. He studied for a BA in Classics at Oxford, an MA in Indo-European linguistics at Cologne, and a DPhil in Linguistics at Oxford. He specialises in ancient Greek comedy and in Greek literature from the Roman Empire. A keen amateur violinist, Ben has been leader of the Oxford University Philharmonia, the Orchestra of the Collegium Musicum in the University of Cologne, the Hertford Bruckner Orchestra, and the St Peter’s College Chamber Orchestra.

Benjamin Cartlidge

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Alycia is a Senior Consultant at Baringa Partners, a certified B Corporation® who have become one of the UK's most trusted consulting firms across multiple sectors including Sustainability, Energy and Environment. Alycia is a keen singer and violin player having graduated from Oxford in 2017 with BA in Music. Alycia has been part of the OFE family since it was founded and is passionate about bringing the mission to life alongside the rest of the board.

Alycia Jewes

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Ben is a Senior Associate at J.P. Morgan covering Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence, and Machine Learning projects as a PM. He read Music at Oxford University graduating in June 2016. His undergraduate thesis examined the intersection of music, theology and politics in Tudor England, in relation to the Book of Common Prayer Noted by John Merbecke. As a keen cellist, Ben led the cello sections of the Oxford University Philharmonia and the Oxford Millennium Orchestra, the latter of which he was President from 2015–2016.

Ben Kimberley

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Ben is Managing Partner of Camberwell Energy. He has more than 15 years professional experience working at the frontier of the low-carbon transition in roles across business, government and finance. He also has volunteer experience with musical groups, as Chair of the Board of Trustees of Ensemble Plus Ultra from 2016-20 (and Trustee for four years prior) and as Development Adviser to No Borders Orchestra from 2014-19. He is excited by Orchestra for the Earth’s mission and is delighted to be part of the team.

Ben Moxham

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Andrew is a barrister at Essex Court Chambers, a Harmsworth scholar and Bencher of Middle Temple, a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Arbitrators and a Deputy High Court Judge. In 2011 he obtained an MA from the Courtauld Institute of Art, where he specialised in British Modernism. He is a Trustee of the V&A, the Aurora Orchestra, Ensemble Plus Ultra, the National AIDS Trust and Shelter From The Storm. He is also Chair of The Reviewing Committee on the Export of Works of Art and Objects of Cultural Interest.

Andrew Hochhauser KC

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Phoebe graduated in 2017 with a BA in Music from Oxford, where she performed frequently as a clarinettist with OFE musicians. In 2017–2018 Phoebe studied for a masters in Musicology in at the University of Amsterdam, focusing on cultural studies and its political intersection. Now working in the political field, she hopes to continue to champion the arts. Bringing its access to all sectors of society and encouraging its use to draw attention to and highlight issues that affect us all is something she is thrilled to be able to do as a trustee of OFE.

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Benjamin Cartlidge

Alycia Jewes

Andrew Hochhauser KC

Ben Kimberley

Ben Moxham
Phoebe Potter

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David Gothard CBE (awarded for contributions to British film and theatre.). Director and producer. Formerly artistic director of Riverside Studios  and Artistic Associate at the Haymarket Theatre ,Leicester and the Abbey Theatre ,Dublin.Board director of Dance Umbrella. Advisor to the Anna Mahler/Sol LeWitt residencies in Spoleto and to the Gustav Mahler Foundation. Musical career began  with the East Suffolk Schools Orchestra and East Suffolk schools with Benjamin Britten  and the English Opera Company;  Edinburgh University with Herrick Bunney.

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Prof. Martin Siegert FRSE
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Prof. Martin Siegert FRSE is Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Cornwall) at the University of Exeter and Chair of The UK Arctic and Antarctic Partnerships committee. Previously he was a Professor at Imperial College London and Co-Director of the Grantham Institute since May 2014, where he now holds a visiting professorship. Before that he was Head of the School of GeoSciences at the University of Edinburgh, where he is now an honorary Professor. In 2013 he was awarded the Martha T Muse Prize in Antarctic Science and Policy.

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Photograph of Ben Cartlidge © 2018 Zak Thomas-Johnson; 

photograph of Ben Kimberley © 2018 Ben Kimberley.

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