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  • Emma Beecham

    Project Manager [email protected]
    +44 (0)20 7400 1780
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  • Emma Beecham

    Project Manager

    Originally from the Midlands, Emma joined the Tours & Projects department in 2011, firstly as a Project Administrator and then later promoted to Project Manager in 2015.  Prior to this she has worked for a range of arts organisations over the past ten years, including the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra, the Midlands Arts Centre and Symphony Hall, Birmingham.  Emma has always been a keen flautist and linguist, graduating with a BA in Music and Spanish from The University of Birmingham.  She currently performs around the UK and Europe as part of the Trad Academy Sea Shanty Choir.

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  • Sorcha Coller

    Project Manager [email protected]
    +44 (0)20 7400 1719
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  • Sorcha Coller

    Project Manager

    Sorcha began working for Askonas Holt in 2016 as a Project Administrator, and moved into the position of Project Manager in July 2019.  She graduated with a BA in Music in Trinity College Dublin in 2014, majoring in composition.  Before moving to London to join Askonas Holt, Sorcha ran the Irish Composers’ Collective, an organisation designed for the development of young professional composers.

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  • Suzanne Doyle

    Senior Project Manager [email protected]
    +44 (0)20 7400 1792
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  • Suzanne Doyle

    Senior Project Manager

    Suzanne graduated in 2005 with a music degree from the University of Birmingham.  After working for The King’s Consort, The Sixteen and International Classical Artists, she joined Askonas Holt in 2014 and is a Senior Project Manager in the Tours Department.  In her spare time, Suzanne is Deputy Chair for the St Endellion Easter Festival as well as a Trustee and violinist in London’s Corinthian Chamber Orchestra.  When she’s not busy rehearsing or on tour, Suzanne has a season ticket for her beloved football team, and 2015-2016 Premier League Champions, Leicester City Football Club.

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  • Rachel Jones

    Project Manager [email protected]
    +44 (0)20 7400 1793
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  • Rachel Jones

    Project Manager

    Rachel joined Askonas Holt in September 2018.  After graduating from the University of Edinburgh in 2011 with a first class degree in English Literature, she began her career working in artist management at HarrisonParrott, before moving to the Philharmonia Orchestra for five years where she was Head of Recordings and Projects.  Outside of work, Rachel enjoys traveling, particularly in Asia, playing the violin in various orchestras in London, long walks and long novels.

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  • Esther Killisch

    Project Administrator [email protected]
    +44 (0)20 7400 1717
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  • Esther Killisch

    Project Administrator

    Esther graduated with a Master’s degree in Cultural and Music Management from the Hochschule für Musik und Theater München in 2015. After three years working as Tours and RPCO Assistant for the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra in London, she joined Askonas Holt in November 2018.  Previously, she worked for the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra, Schleswig-Holstein Musik Festival, Sony Classical Germany in Berlin, Konzertdirektion Schmid in Hannover, and the West-Eastern Divan Orchestra.  In her spare time, she enjoys travelling, tango dancing and playing the violin in various London classical orchestras as well as at many, mainly Irish, traditional music venues.

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  • Sergio Porto Bargiela

    Director, Tours & Projects [email protected]
    +44 (0)20 7400 1781
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  • Sergio Porto Bargiela

    Director, Tours & Projects

    Before joining Askonas Holt in 2007, Sergio worked in government, business and arts philanthropy departments in Tokyo, Madrid and New York.  For Sergio, it is hard to imagine anything better than working in the Tours & Projects Department of Askonas Holt.  Sharing the passion of bringing audiences together through music, movement, creativity and imagination is what drives and moves him – especially doing it with the incredibly talented, fun and creative team of the Tours & Projects Department.

    Read more about Sergio in the Spring 2019 issue of The Green Room:

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  • Tom Proctor

    Project Administrator [email protected]
    +44 (0)20 7400 1789
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  • Tom Proctor

    Project Administrator

    Before joining the Tours team at Askonas Holt in December 2018, Tom worked for the London Philharmonic Orchestra.  He has a BA in Modern Languages from Worcester College at the University of Oxford and spent the summers in between concert managing at the Lichfield Festival.  When he is not travelling, Tom enjoys baking up a storm in the kitchen at home and spending evenings out at the theatre.

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  • Eoin Quirke

    Senior Project Manager [email protected]
    +44 (0)20 7400 1788
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  • Eoin Quirke

    Senior Project Manager

    Graduating Trinity College Dublin in 2008 with a joint honours first class degree in Music & Mathematics, Eoin worked firstly for Ireland’s national opera company – Opera Ireland.  In 2010, he moved to London to take up the role of Programming Coordinator at Barbican’s Music Department.  After a year in New York participating in the prestigious ‘Mountbatten Institute’ cultural exchange program Eoin returned to London in 2014 to join the Askonas Holt touring division as a Project Administrator. Eoin has a keen interested in special projects involving staged/production elements, touring American orchestras as well as vocal and contemporary projects.