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.


Lady Brewer OBE (Tessa)

Senior Warden
Michael Lewin

Junior Warden
John Nichols

Honorary Treasurer
Gavin Barrett

Immediate Pastmaster
Alderman Sir Roger Gifford

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

Court Assistants
Alistair Telfer
Stephen Barter
Jeff Kelly
Alun Hughes
Adrian Mumford
Catherine McGuinness
The Rt Revd Graeme Knowles CVO
Michael Hockney MBE
David Cresswell

Honorary Assistants
John Morley
Richard Crewdson
Jeffrey Lockett MBE
Henry Willis
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


John McCuin
Ann Redfearn
Margaret Steinitz
Roy Terry

Hon Almoner
The Rt Revd Graeme Knowles CVO

Master’s Chaplain
Father Philip Chester

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 Emeritus
Maurice Hart

Honorary Archivist
Paul Campion