Our conductors

Juan Ortuño
Juan Ortuño

Spanish conductor Juan Ortuño is enjoying an exciting career in the UK, where he is principal conductor of the Sheffield Symphony Orchestra and the Gorton Philharmonic Orchestra. He also regularly conducts concerts with Crosby, Alderley Edge and Wilmslow Symphony Orchestras.

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Jon Malaxetxebarria
Jon Malaxetxebarria

Born in Gernika in the Basque Country of Spain, Jon Malax conducts regularly in both Spain and the United Kingdom. Following his studies with Dale Clevenger at Roosevelt University in Chicago, Jon moved to Manchester in 2010 to study orchestral conducting at the Royal Northern College of Music. Upon completion of his studies he was awarded the Mortimer-Furber Prize in Conducting. Jon has been Senior Lecturer in Conducting at Leeds Conservatoire since 2014.

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