Week One 28 July to 4 August
Week Two 4 to 11 August
Weeks 1 & 2 extra curricular activities
Mark Heron is a Scottish conductor noted for dynamic and well-rehearsed performances of an unusually wide repertoire. He has appeared with orchestras including the BBC Philharmonic, BBC Scottish, Philharmonia, Royal Liverpool Philharmonic, Scottish National, Manchester Camerata, Psappha, Meininger Hofkapelle, Orquestra
He has collaborated with leading composers such as Sir Harrison Birtwistle, Heiner Goebbels, Magnus Lindberg, Sir James MacMillan, Colin Matthews, Mark Anthony Turnage, Giya Kancheli, Unsuk Chin, Kalevi Aho, Detlev Glanert, Christopher Rouse, Bernard Rands and Howard Skempton. He has recorded more than twenty CDs with the RNCM Wind Orchestra on labels such as Chandos, Naxos, NMC, ASC and Polyphonic. Alongside his conducting engagements, Mark has a burgeoning international reputation as a conducting teacher on the RNCM’s renowned conducting programmes, at the University of Manchester, as a visiting professor to the Royal Air Force and as a guest at conducting courses all over the world
Sinfónica de Murcia and Pori Sinfonietta. He is the music director of the Nottingham Philharmonic and as a member of the RNCM conducting staff works regularly with all of the college’s orchestras and ensembles. Mark has a keen interest in contemporary music.