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Trustees

 

                                          is an intellectual property lawyer, who has worked for Marks & Clerk since 2008, advising clients on all aspects of IP law, particularly copyright relating to the entertainment sectors and contentious patent matters. 

 

Luke advises clients on the protection and licensing of IP rights in the creative industries.

 

Luke has particular experience in the music industry of dealing with publishing contracts, record deals and management contracts as well as ancillary issues such as music rights registrations, live performance, music copyright infringement, sample clearances and general commercial advice.

 

Outside work Luke’s interests include music composition (Luke has written scores for short films and released music through an independent publishing company) sport, film, and reading. 

 

Luke is also a board member of the Americana Music Association UK.

 

 

                                          is General and Artistic Director at the Bergen National Opera, in Bergen, Norway.

 

She began her career as a concert violinist, working internationally until 1990.

 

She became chief music critic of Scotland's national newspaper, The Scotsman, while directing the UK's first Nordic festival, based in Northern Scotland.

 

She produced and presented for the BBC Radio 3 before leading the development of new work for English National Opera between 1998 and 2001.

 

In 2001 she moved to the USA to direct the International Festival of Arts and Ideas in Connecticut, returning to Europe in 2005 as CEO and Artistic Director of the Stavanger 2008, European Capital of Culture 2008. 

 

She wrote the Spanish city of Burgos's bid to be European Capital of Culture for 2016.

Mary has been following the progress of the Lonarc Oboe Trio since 1994.

 

                                                  Interim Chairman  is one of the most versatile, successful and internationally respected British composers of his generation.

 

All of the major UK orchestras, and in numerous countries abroad, have performed his works, as have eminent ensembles and international soloists, and he has a substantial discography.

 

He has been the featured composer at many festivals both in the UK and abroad, and has also been BBC Composer of the Week. Music-lovers worldwide enjoy his music, as it never alienates - rather, creates an enriching experience that draws both audiences and performers in. The Lonarc Wind Quintet have been performing his  ‘Westerly Winds’ for the past four years and want to commission Paul to compose works for the Ensemble and Oboe Trio.

Paul has been a Trustee Governor of the PRS Benevolent Fund since 2002.

Paul met Judy when she was studying at Royal Academy of Music, playing in the Manson Ensemble which Paul conducted at the time, where they performed Lutoslowski's Jeux Vénitiens in the presence of the composer.

                                            Artistic Director  Oboist, founder member of Lonarc Oboe Trio, Lonarc Wind Quintet and Lonarc Wind Ensemble and Artistic Director of White Sound Music Management.

 

She came down from Scotland to study at the RAM and after graduating,  stayed in London pursuing a freelance career, playing with amongst others: Philharmonia, Scottish Chamber Orchestra, City of London Sinfonia, Northern Sinfonia, RTE Concert, Ulster Philharmonic, BBC Concert Orchestra, Orquestra do Porto,  Orquestra do NorteWelsh National Opera, Scottish Ballet, London Sinfonietta, Platform Ensemble, Scottish Ballet and English National Ballet.  

 

Her interest in the origins of these original oboe trios was piqued when having to play the unusually virtuosic Cor Anglais parts.  

She is a keen oboe tutor, wind chamber ensemble and youth orchestra coach. She has taught at Winchester College and Benenden as well as Lewisham Centre for Young Musicians. She recently returned from Muscat where she worked as oboe tutor to the Royal Oman Symphony Orchestra and the Muscat Royal Philharmonic Orchestra 2012-14. Currently she is oboe tutor to Junior London College of Music and has taken part in educational workshops with Scottish Chamber Orchestra, Orquestra do Norte and Lonarc Oboe Trio.​

                                              has worked in the field of glossy magazines and books in fashion and interiors, graduating from trainee journalist at The National Magazine Company to editor, creative director and consultant.  

 

Working as Homes Editor for County Living and Deputy Editor and Acting Editor of Homes & Gardens

 

She has also been responsible for a small design consultancy, specializing in producing and packaging advertorials for magazines, fashion and beauty shoots for editorial and advertising clients.  

Gabi's parents lived in a town in south east Germany on the border with the Czech Republic a region that was ruled by the Schwarzenberg family. 

Gabi invited the Lonarc Oboe Trio to record a demo tape in her front room the early 1990's 

                                                          Secretary   has, over the past 20 years, worked for British Standards Institution as a Project Manager, Internal Lead Auditor and presently works as a Programme Manager responsible for BSI's European and International Secretariats (Technical Committees) in the areas of Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC), Energy Efficiency in Buildings, Eco-Design, Climate Change Adaptation, Design Life (Civil Engineering), Glass in Building (including BIPV) and Cranes Safety, where she has over 250-300 projects running in parallel within her committees.  

 

Nyomee has also worked voluntarily as committee members for Raising Awareness for Burma (her home country), Weybridge & Oatlands NCT (National Childbirth Trust), Chiswick House & Gardens Trust and Heathfield House School.

 

photography by Marc Schlossman