Clark Rundell


Clark Rundell is Director of Contemporary Music and Head of Conducting at the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester and Artistic Director of the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic’s new music group, Ensemble 10/10. He studied at Northwestern University, Chicago, with John P. Paynter (conducting) and Frank Crisafulli (trombone) and was subsequently awarded a Junior Fellowship to study conducting with Timothy Reynish at the RNCM.

He regularly conducts the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra, with whom he made his debut in1987,as well as the BBC Philharmonic, Northern Sinfonia, BBC Concert Orchestra, Hallé, and the Philharmonia, with whom he has performed at the Royal Albert Hall. He has collaborated with composers such as Mark-Anthony Turnage, and worked with the Dutch latin jazz group Zuco 103.

A highly versatile musician, Clark also served for fourteen years as Director of Jazz Studies at the RNCM and has performed with artists such as John Dankworth, Bob Brookmeyer, Victor Mendoza, Guy Barker, Julian Argüelles, Ed Thigpen, Cleo Laine, Andy Sheppard,Lew Tabakin and Mike Gibbs.