Musical Director and Conductor
Keith Stent came to the orchestra in 1963, when on the staff of the Royal Ballet School. He had a 30-year commitment to Trinity College of Music as teacher and examiner, the final 12 as Chief Examiner for the international examinations system.
He was music adviser for the extensive adult education music activities of the late ILEA, head of music in teacher training, music adviser to the Benslow Music Trust and then editor and arranger at Kevin Mayhew Publishers. He also worked for the Yamaha organisation and is now busy as an adjudicator at festivals and conductor at holiday courses, especially for the New London Music Society.
Keith Stent retired in March 2014.