• Conductors & Instrumentalists
  • Marketing & Creative Services
  • Ollie Haines

    Assistant Artist & Creative Services Manager [email protected]
    +44 (0)20 7400 1749
  • Conductors & Instrumentalists
  • Marketing & Creative Services
  • Ollie Haines

    Assistant Artist & Creative Services Manager

    Having gained a DfE Scholarship to Wells Cathedral School in 2011, Ollie studied trumpet, piano and composition and was awarded the Nathan Hewitt Trumpet Prize for “The most outstanding trumpet player”. In 2013, he gained a place at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, subsequently performing at the NatWest OSCA Awards for the England Cricket Team at Lords Cricket Ground, with the London Symphony Orchestra conducted by Sir Simon Rattle in the premiere of Sir Peter Maxwell Davies’ last work, The Hogboon, and more recently for HRH The Earl of Wessex, Prince Edward and HRH The Honourable Lady Ogilvy, Princess Alexandra. Ollie also maintains an active performance schedule with Elysium Brass, with whom performances have included at the Barbican Sound Unbound Festival, multiple returns to Leicester International Music Festival as well as at the Festival de Torroella de Montgri in Spain amongst others.

    Ollie graduated in July 2017 with a BMus (Hons), and started his position at Askonas Holt in June 2017 after completing an internship at the Young Classical Artists Trust. Outside of music, he enjoys travelling and loves Italian food!

  • Marketing & Creative Services
  • Frances Innes-Hopkins

    Marketing Manager [email protected]
    +44 (0)20 7400 1702
  • Marketing & Creative Services
  • Frances Innes-Hopkins

    Marketing Manager

    Following a BMus degree at the University of Leeds with a year abroad at Strasbourg Conservatoire, Frances embarked on her marketing career as an Intern at Rhinegold Publishing. Progressing to Marketing Manager, she helped launch the company’s series of events including the Music Education Expo and Music Teacher Awards for Excellence. Frances then joined Askonas Holt in November 2015. Most of her spare time is spent plying friends with assorted baked goods.

  • Marketing & Creative Services
  • Melanie Lechmann

    Creative Services Manager [email protected]
    +44 (0)20 7400 1729
    Languages: Flag
  • Marketing & Creative Services
  • Melanie Lechmann

    Creative Services Manager

    Born in Austria, Melanie graduated with degrees in Political Science and Development Studies from the University of Vienna. Since 2009 she has worked for various arts institutions like the Bayerische Staatsoper, the Salzburg Festival, concert promoter MünchenMusik and most recently as Head of Press and Digital Communication for the Munich Symphony Orchestra.

    A firm believer in reaching new audiences for classical music in the digital sphere, she also freelanced for artists, music competitions as well as the Munich Philharmonic, helping them build their digital brands and tell their stories. She joined the new Creative Services Team at Askonas Holt at the end of 2019. In her free time she likes to keep a healthy balance between yoga and wine and can be found at museums or even the occasional pop concert.

  • Marketing & Creative Services
  • Sarah Segner

    Senior Manager, Creative Services [email protected]
    +44 (0)20 7400 1710
  • Marketing & Creative Services
  • Sarah Segner

    Senior Manager, Creative Services