Joshua Ballance is the Artistic Director of HBCMF. A conductor, composer, and scholar, he organises the day-to-day operations of the Festival, as well as choosing the performers and selecting repertoire with them.

Matthew Freedman is one of the trustees of HBCMF. With Joshua and Rhian, he provides long-term advice for the Festival, particularly with regard to our digital publicity & social media campaign.

Caroline Grint is our graphics designer. She created the logo and all the beautiful artwork that adorns this website.

Rhian Morgan is one of the trustees of HBCMF. Along with Joshua and Matthew, she oversees the Festival and advises on strategy, particularly concerning media and education.

Photos by Ruari Paterson-Achenbach.