Meet the Proms Team

Chair – Kate Conway

Kate is a local professional violinist and educator. She is director of Suzuki Hub, a dedicated Suzuki music school in Hoxton, Suzuki in Schools Initiative London, a project which introduces Suzuki programmes to London primary schools, and a member of various music projects including her classical band three4, with Emma Dogliani (soprano) and Stuart Wild (piano).

Treasurer – Michael Wrightman

Michael is a Hackney resident and knows Kate through bringing his kids to Suzuki Hub.

Secretary – Ella Conway

Ella is Kate’s wife and co-director of Suzuki Hub. Together they make a very community-minded and music-focused couple.

Trustee – Olivia Kilmartin

Olivia is a cellist who lives in Hackney and is involved with many non-professional musical organisations.

Trustee – Keith Lichman

Keith Lichman has lived in Hackney for more than thirty years, working in secondary education.

Trustee – Emilia Crawford

Emilia is a music educator working with Hackney Music Service and has lived in Hackney for many years.

Trustees – Paul and Mary Julian

Paul and Mary founded the Hackney Proms and are continuing as trustees during the handover period to Kate and Ella Conway. They are delighted that the Proms are in safe hands and will be continuing whilst they enjoy their retirement.


The Hackney Proms

The Hackney Proms brings affordable live music to different venues around Hackney.

Upcoming concerts:

There are currently no upcoming concerts.