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Katy Wright

Deputy Editor, Classical Music

New Year Honours 2018: Dr Andrew Parmley, Sarah Alexander, Jonathan Freeman-Attwood and more

10:18, 2nd January 2018

New Year’s honours for classical music include:


Dr Andrew Parmley, former Lord Mayor of London, for services to music, education and civic engagement.


Professor Jonathan Freeman-Attwood, principal of the Royal Academy of Music, for services to Music

Lilian Hochhauser, for services to the arts and cultural relations.


Sarah Alexander, artistic director and chief executive of National Youth Orchestra of Great Britain.

Professor John Sloboda, for services to psychology and music.


Iain Ball, for services to cathedral choral music and to young people.

Professor David Hugh Gray Cheape, for services to Scottish cultural education and traditional music.

Richard Cowie, for services to music.

Glenys Hughes, for services to music in Orkney and charity in Malawi.

Grace Ladoja, for services to music.

John Larke, For services to music in Cornwall.

Anthony Marwood, violinist, for services to classical music.

Bazil Meade, founder, London Community Gospel Choir, for services to music, especially the development of British gospel music.

David Openshaw, for services to music in Northern Ireland.

Ian Nigel Tully, for services to music.

David Temple, co-founder and music director of Crouch End Festival Chorus, for services to music.

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