Dominic Grier, Guest Conductor, was born in the UK. His career embraces opera, ballet and symphonic work as well as contemporary music and orchestral training. He was a permanent staff conductor for The Royal Ballet (2008-10) and a member of the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme at the Royal Opera House, and is now a frequent guest conductor for companies including Birmingham Royal Ballet, Dutch National Ballet, Flanders Royal Ballet and The Royal Ballet. He has also served as an Associate Guest Conductor with Northern Ballet (2011-12), Assistant Conductor at the Opéra National de Lyon (2007-10) and Music Director of the King’s College London Symphony Orchestra (2009-12) He is currently Music Director of the Worthing Philharmonic Orchestra and Tutor in Undergraduate Conducting at the Royal Academy of Music.