Alex is in increasing demand as a conductor. He was musical director and conductor for the National Children’s Orchestras of Great Britain Easterlies from 2012-2016, and has now taken up this position again. He also acts as coach and conductor for the NCO age band orchestras. He has just been appointed as a course director and conductor for the National Youth String Orchestra of Great Britain, and this year also takes up another role as conductor for the newly formed string orchestra for Warwickshire Music Hub.
While he was at Uppingham School Alex conducted the school Symphony Orchestra in performances including Brahms’ Violin Concerto, Schumann Symphony no. 3 “Rhenish” and Beethoven Symphony no. 5. He now conducts the Warwick Independent Schools Foundation Symphony Orchestra. The FSO has just been invited to perform at Birmingham’s Symphony Hall as part of Music for Youth.