The Musicians’ Company is governed by Members of the Court and Company Officers whose purpose is to promote and protect the mission and core values of the organisation.

The day-to-day running of the Musicians’ Company is conducted by the Clerk, Hugh Lloyd, and the Deputy Clerk, Amanda Ratcliffe, who also manages the Company’s Awards.


Michael Lewin

Senior Warden
John Nichols

Junior Warden
Jeff Kelly

Honorary Treasurer
John McCuin

Immediate Pastmaster
Lady Brewer OBE (Tessa)

Petronella Burnett-Brown
Maurice Summerfield
Paul Campion
Alderman Sir Andrew Parmley
Professor John Morehen
Sir Anthony Cleaver
Kathleen Duncan OBE
Andrew Morris
Alderman Sir Roger Gifford

Court Assistants
The Rt Revd Graeme Knowles CVO
Alun Hughes
Adrian Mumford
Catherine McGuinness
Michael Hockney MBE
David Cresswell
Richard Lyttelton
Tina May

Honorary Assistants
John Morley
Richard Crewdson
Jeffrey Lockett MBE
John Iles
Adrian Davis
Jan Lowy
Francis Carnwath CBE
Malcolm Troup
Sir Alan Traill GBE QSO
David Hill
Gavin Barrett
Nigel Tully MBE
Jonathan Rennert
John Rubinstein
Peter Fowler
Dr Andreas Prindl CBE
Leslie East OBE

Ben Costello
Penny Jonas
Ann Redfearn
Roy Terry

Hon Almoner
The Rt Revd Graeme Knowles CVO

Master’s Chaplain
Rabbi Sybil Sheridan

Honorary Freemen
HRH The Prince Philip Duke of Edinburgh KG KT OM
HRH The Prince of Wales KG KT GCB OM
HRH The Duchess of Kent GCVO
Sir Harrison Birtwistle CH
Dame Cleo Laine DBE
Dame Janet Baker CH DBE
Dame Gillian Weir DBE
Sir Antonio Pappano

Honorary Treasurer
John McCuin

Honorary Archivist
Paul Campion