Elizabeth Worth – Music Director
A member of the Royal Philharmonic Society of Women Conductors, Elizabeth graduated from her music degree in 2013 with first class honours, and continued training as a conductor through lessons and workshops with conductors such as Alice Farnham and Martyn Brabbins.
Aside from her permanent conducting positions with the London Pop-Up Orchestra, Bexley Youth Orchestra and Belvedere Concert Band, Elizabeth has also worked with other local orchestras including North Downs Sinfonia and Wealden Orchestra, whilst previous permanent appointments included both the British Clarinet Ensemble and the East Anglian Single Reed Choir.
A keen advocate for the promotion of local community music-making opportunities, Elizabeth also directs the Poplar Singers, is involved in running a number of beginner bands and orchestras for children in different locations across London, and runs a number of children’s choral schemes in disadvantaged areas.
Hannah Garty – Leader
Hannah started playing the violin at a young age and after receiving a music scholarship to study at St George’s College, Weybridge on violin, piano and singing, her career was off to a busy start.
Following 4 years at the University of Leeds and a year at Conservatorio di Verona “Evaristo Felice Dall’Abaco”, Italy, she was awarded the Alan Tregonning Scholarship to study a Masters of Music at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Drama where she is studying with renowned violist Rivka Golani.
Alongside her studies, Hannah is found recording and playing with many artists and ensembles with whom she plays a range of genres from film scores and musical theatre to pop and Ibiza club classics, as well as Bach ensembles and Classical symphony orchestras.
Hannah enjoys working on many projects including Animate Orchestra with Sarah Freestone, running Music Time for Under Fives in nurseries around London and is looking forward to a collaboration involving Virtual Reality to come out soon.