Musical Director Appointed

The NCWO is pleased to announce the appointment of Clare Deady as the new Musical Director of the orchestra. We would like to thank everyone who applied for the post and wish you all the best in your musical work.

Clare DeadyClare has been conducting the orchestra since the start of 2014, and her appointment as Musical Director will allow the orchestra to plan for the future, work on new repertoire, and continue to improve the sound quality.

Clare graduated in 2001 with a Bachelor of Music (Education) (Hons) from the University of Queensland in Australia, and worked as an Instrumental Music Teacher with Education Queensland for ten years. Clare moved to Manchester in 2011 and also conducts the Warrington Youth Orchestra, and is Head of Individual and Instrumental Music at Bolton School Girls’ Division.

Clare is thrilled to have been appointed as Musical Director of the North Cheshire Wind Orchestra and said ‘The North Cheshire Wind Orchestra are a fantastic community ensemble; they are well known for their commitment to high performance standards and a diverse repertoire. I look forward to continuing to work with the members of the ensemble and am excited to now be programming for the 2014-2015 season.’