John Gibbons is a British conductor, pianist, and composer. He studied at Queen's College, Cambridge, the Royal Academy of Music, and the Royal College of Music, and won awards for his conducting and piano performances. He has conducted the major British orchestras, including the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Philharmonia, and the Ulster Orchestra. Gibbons has also conducted productions for Opera Holland Park, and is the principal conductor of the Worthing Symphony Orchestra in West Sussex. He was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts, and has become chairman of the British Music Society. Gibbons is also the choral director at Clifton Cathedral, music director of the St. Albans Chamber Choir, and artistic adviser to the Malcolm Arnold Festival.
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