Sir Charles Mackerras chose Tom Hammond in 2006 as the first ever Mackerras Junior Fellow in Conducting at Trinity Laban, where he is now a regular guest conductor.During the appointment as Mackerras Fellow, Hammond invested the majority of his time in opera conducting acclaimed performances of Stravinsky's The Rake's Progress, Poulenc's Dialogues des Carmélites and Mozart's Zaïde. In 2010 he was Assistant Conductor and Chorus Master for the British Youth Opera production of Puccini's La bohème.Tom Hammond is Principal Conductor and teacher of conducting at the Royal Academy of Music Junior Department and he was a prizewinning semi-finalist at the Leeds Conductors Competition in 2009. More information held at www.tom-hammond.com
Qualifications / Educational Background
B.Mus (Hons) L.R.A.M.
Principal Conductor and Teacher of Conducting, Royal Academy of Music Junior Department
Associate of the Royal Academy of Music (ARAM)