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Our Conductor

Hugo Jennings

Hugo has worked as the conductor of SLO since its inception in May 2022, having studied orchestral conducting under Monica Buckland. At Durham University, he conducted the Palatinate Symphony and Chamber orchestras, as well as the university Concert Band, and numerous choirs and forming his own big band. During his time in the North East, he also worked as assistant conductor for the New Tyneside Orchestra. In addition to conducting SLO, Hugo works as a full-time pianist and singer on the London jazz scene, as well as teaching singing and piano to pupils of all ages, working in choral music, and running regular jazz nights at St Mary's, Battersea. He is the founder and director of the Battersea Jazz Festival, at which SLO performed "Scheherajazz" at the Clapham Grand in August 2023.


Our Team

The SLO team is formed of our exec and our board of trustees.
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