Birmingham Contemporary Music Group (BCMG) has appointed Seb Huckle as Executive Director.

Reporting to Artistic Director Stephan Meier, in his new role Huckle will have overall responsibility for the production and delivery of BCMG’s artistic and business plans.

Seb Huckle says: “BCMG is an energetic and forward-looking ensemble, commissioning, promoting and above all performing the outstanding music created in our times. I am looking forward to taking on new challenges in the role of Executive Director, working alongside my colleagues in the talented BCMG team to realise the ambitious plans that will continue to drive forward new music to new destinations.”

Currently Marketing Manager for the ensemble, Huckle’s previous roles have been at the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and the City of London Sinfonia.

Commenting on the appointment, Artistic Director of BCMG, Stephan Meier, says: “Seb has a brilliant track record in bringing new audiences to new music and has already made a

substantial contribution to BCMG through his role as Marketing Manager. I know that with his experience, energy and enthusiasm, Seb will bring a host of creative ideas to his new role as Executive Director, working with me to build on BCMG’s ambitious plans for the future and invigorating the ensemble with a fresh perspective.”

Peter Knott, Area Director, Arts Council England, says: “We’re delighted to welcome Seb Huckle as the new Executive Director of Birmingham Contemporary Music Group, with his wealth of experience and knowledge from the international world of music. The BCMG plays an important part in Birmingham's vibrant cultural scene and in these exciting times as we approach the Commonwealth Games in 2022, we look forward to seeing people of all ages from across the city and beyond continue to enjoy its work long into the future.”

An image of Seb Huckle can be downloaded here © Hannah Fathers

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