Graham McKenzie
Graham McKenzieArtistic Director
Rosie Hughes
Rosie HughesFestival & Development Manager
Alex RichardsonLearning & Participation Officer
Robin SmithMarketing & Development Assistant

Supported by

Sheralyn Bonner
Marketing Director & Regional PR Manager

Faith Wilson
National PR Manager

Adam Long
Technical Director

Nick Thompson
Digital & Social Media Manager

Festival Facts

  • 39 years of consistent success & world-wide recognition
  • 10 packed days in November presenting up to 7 events per day
  • In 2007, the BBC Radio 3’s Hear and Now devoted all of its December programming to the Festival (approx 90,000 radio audience)
  • Presents performances of live cutting edge music within a diversity of events and experiences
  • Commissions and programmes around 10 works each year
  • Has presented 381 world premieres and 813 UK premieres with more planned for the future
  • Provides an opportunity for second performances of works
  • Presents an opportunity for international performers to be heard in the UK
  • Is a platform for numerous debut artists
  • Has been an employer for lots of composers and performers in the early stages of their careers
  • Has involved over 5,745 individuals in 50 different projects since 1991 as part of its education programme
  • Generates substantial media & press coverage – regional, national and international
  • Hosted BBC2 Culture Show in 2004 (1.3 million TV audience, 5 million reach)

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Huddersfield Contemporary Music Festival
Festival Office +44 (0) 1484 472900
Tickets +44 (0) 1484 430528
Room CAM1/10, University of Huddersfield,
Huddersfield, HD1 3DH