The Arts (2)
Professional Ballroom dancer
Ronald Hynd (changed surname from Hens)
Choreographer/Dancer: Ballet Rambert, Royal Ballet (1951), Principal Dancer in 1958, Director: National Theatre Munich State Opera Ballet 1970-1973, 1984-86, Choreographer of numerous ballets: 'Fanfare For Dancers' 1985 & 'Ludwig' 1986 for above, English National Ballet between 1976 - 1993, Sadlers Wells Royal Ballet: 'In A Summer Garden' 1972, 'Charlotte Bronte' 1974, Dutch National Ballet: 1967 - 1988, Nice Ballet: 'The Nutcracker' 1997, La Scala & Vienna State Opera Ballet: 'The Merry Widow' 1995, & other productions for London Festival Ballet, Houston Ballet, Australia Ballet, Tokyo Ballet, National Ballet of Canada, new productions for ‘Ballet de Nice’ 1997, la Scala 2000, La Chatte, Festival Ballet, Santiago & Berlin 2000, English National Ballet, choreographed 'Sylvia' Serenade to a Princess, for Princess Diana birthday celebration in 1991 at Banqueting House, Whitehall
Alex Martin (Alexander Martin Thompson)
Ballet dancer, founded and ran
Cleveland Ballet Guild (forerunner of Cleveland Ballet), Cleveland Ballet Center & Cleveland Institute of Dance, taught at Ballet Russe of Cleveland,
danced at coronation of Prince Rainier of Monaco.
Guitarist, recorded with the ‘The Rolling Stones’, also Vocals, Producer, A & R, Executive Producer, single ‘Do You Sleep’, soundtrack ‘Long Time Gone’ Paul Collins’ Beat 1985, ‘Any Given Sunday’, ‘Law’ The Law (guitar) 2002, ‘Blue, Blue Day’ Don Gibson vocals, ‘Celebrity Skin’ ‘The Hole’, The Very Best of Mick Jagger, Mick Jagger 2007 (rhythm guitar), To Beat or Not To Beat/Long Time Gone’ The Beat 2004, ‘Objectivity’ R. Stevie Moore 1997, ‘Primitive Cool Mick Jagger 1987, ‘Undercover’ 1983
Classical musician – horn, composer of ‘The Music Box’, ‘The Tyrolean Maiden’
Classical musician, ‘Essental Handel’, ‘Tavener Innocence’, ‘Bryars: Three Viennese Dances’, ‘Martinu Concertos’, ‘Sea Change’
Vito Gambazza String Quartet
Producer, dance music in Cyprus
Henry (Harry) Hayes
Jazz Musician, band leader, over 500 recordings in the British Library.
Musician, concert promoter/producer: New Master Series of Recitals, clarinettist Winslow Concert Band
Drummer ‘Flintlock’: ‘Sea of Flames’
Guitarist and song writer, ‘Yes’, ‘Asia’, ‘GTR’, ‘Anderson, Burford, Wakeman, Howe’, produced many albums with these groups and as a soloist, toured worldwide, ‘Grammy Award Winner’, Albums include: ‘Skyline’, ‘The Yes Album’, ‘Beginnings’, ‘The Steve Howe Album’, ‘The Ladder’, ‘Pulling Strings’, ‘Quantum Guitar’, ‘Portrait of Bob Dylan’, ‘Not Necessarily Acoustic’, ‘Turbulence’, ‘The Grand Scheme of Things’, and many others..
Chairman Swansea Philharmonic Choir
Chairman Swansea Philharmonic Choir
Organist and choirmaster of St. Matthews, Westminster
(Trevor Beresford Romeo OBE)
Founding member ‘Soul II Soul’ 5 Albums, hits ‘Get A Life’, ‘Back To Life’, ‘Keep On Movin’, rapper, record producer/ remixer for Sinead O’Connor, James Brown, Monie Love, Madonna, Fine Young Cannibals, Incognito, Maxi Priest, Kym Mazelle, Johnny Gill, Public Enemy, The Jones Girls, Nas, Destiny’s Child, Ziggy Marley, Isaac Hayes, Cheryl Lynn, Rose Windross, Caron Wheeler, Teena Marie, Yorker, founder Featured Artists Coalition, owns a record studio, record company, clothing label, talent agency, and is also a DJ, won 2 Grammy Awards in 1990, awarded the First Inspiration Award at the Ivor Novello Awards 2008, for being ‘a pioneer’ and ‘the man who gave black British music a soul of its own’, he has the keys to 7 US Cities
English National Opera, Technical Manager
Music producer & composer
Manager: Desus, Producer, Singer/Composer, DJ
Cellist, member of the ‘Alberni String Quartet’, performed in Europe, USA, China, Australia, South America. David has also played in most of the leading orchestras, had first cello lesson at Holloway & coached the winner of the BBC Young Musician of the Year
Guitar, jazz and classical: jazz concerts at Roundhouse, jazz clubs, Jazz and Poetry at the Nottingham Playhouse with John Neville; classical to solo, duo and chamber music concerts at major venues in London, Gerald Finzi’s Clarinet Concerto with an orchestra, Five Interiors’ for voice and guitar by Nicholas Maw at Purcell Room, South Bank, recitals Prague, Sardinia, Seattle, BBC broadcast performances.
composer, pioneer of electronic music, over 70 music credits, Albums include ‘An Electric Storm’ 1969, ‘White Noise 2- Concerto for Synthesizer’ 1974’, White Noise 3 - Re-Entry’ 1980, White Noise 4 - Inferno’ 1990, ‘White Noise 5 - Sound Mind’ 2000, White Noise 5.5 - White Label’ 2006’, ‘Peace On Earth’ (co-composed), ‘A Future Age of Music’ ‘Atmos 6 Water/New Age 1991, ‘Music for the Third Millennium’, ‘Unreal’, ‘Mind Games’, ‘Virtual World’, ‘Out of the Dark’ 1985, Concerts in London, Holland, written for Ballet Rambert, London Contemporary Dance, TV themes…), original music for feature film ‘The Boy Who Turned Yellow’, inventor of a musical instrument the Kalidophon (electric double-base type instrument), and founder of Kalidophon Studios
Won 'The New Statesman' Poetry Prize
“Newly crowned king of neo-pop cool”, won ‘Forward/ Waterstones’ Prize for Best First Collection 2001, Forward Award of ‘Best New Poet’ 2001, short listed for ‘Whitbread Poetry Award’ 2001, won Waterstones Best New Poetry Award 2005, Poetry Book Society Choice (‘Stolen Love Behaviour’) 2005, Forward Prize for best Collection (shortlist) 2005, TS Eliot Award (shortlist) 2005, ‘The Wolf Man’ won Blue Nose Poetry Competition, won third place in the 2009 National Poetry Competition, convenor of the British and Irish Contemporary Poetry Conference
Poet in residence, Friends of Kensal Green Cemetery
Brian (Ned) Kelly
Cmeraman and producer, BBC and TWW (ITV), won the best Category Award at the International Trento Film Festival in 1967 for ‘The Magnificent Mountain’. Director on ‘African Safari' 1970. BBC Natural History Unit Producer for 21 years. Worked on ‘Life On Earth’, ‘The Living Planet’, ‘The Voyage of Charles Darwin’, and part of production team on ‘Life in the Freezer’. Veteran of many mountaineering expeditions, involved in making documentaries about Everest expeditions in 1971 and 1975.