Gavin Usher graduated from The University of Hull with a BMus (Hons) degree in 2009. Gavin is already in great demand as a freelance violinist, conductor and music teacher. As a musical director and conductor, he has worked with groups including Steel Opera, Hallam Sinfonia and Hessle Sinfonia and he is currently musical director for Ellesmere Music Theatre Company and Easy Street Theatre Company.
In 2011 he formed his own professional orchestra called the New Yorkshire Concert Orchestra, which has performed several open-air prom concerts at Wentworth Castle Gardens. Gavin has also just co-founded a new music theatre company in Sheffield called Cutting Edge who will be putting on a production of the hit Broadway and West End musical “Avenue Q” in June 2014.