Joel Sandelson

1994, United Kingdom

Current Occupation



Cambridge University BA in Music
Various 2013 – 2016

Royal Academy of Music MA in Conducting
Sian Edwards 2016 – 2018

Professional Experience

Philharmonia Orchestra
Guest 2022

Wond’rous Machine (period instrument orchestra)
Music Director since 2017

BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra
Assistant Conductor since 2018

Competitions & Awards

1st International Conducting Competition Rotterdam
Designated winner 2022

Herbert von Karajan Young Conductors Award
Winner 2021

Siemens-Hallé International Conductors Competition
3rd Prize 2020

Royal Academy of Music
DipRAM Prize for outstanding final exam 2018

Malko Competition
Reached final 12 2018

Cambridge University Conducting Competition
1st Prize 2015

Cambridge University Conducting Competition
1st Prize 2014


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