Conductor & Pianist
Dominic Alldis was born into a family of classical musicians; his mother is a violinist and his father was the renowned choral conductor John Alldis. Though he is known primariy as a jazz musician, he has maintained a keen connection to classical music, playing the cello and classical piano,and conducting orchestras worldwide as part of his leadership development programs.
In 1997 Dominic began cultivated a parallel career as a business speaker, exploring music as a metaphor for the world of business. In 2003, he founded Music & Management to provide a range of musical experiences for leadership development programs, client appreciation events and business conferences. The orchestral events have taken him to London, Paris, Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich, Amsterdam, Copenhagen, Malmo, Prague, Madrid, Barcelona, Rome, Budapest, Gevena, Lucern, Warsaw, New York, Chicago, San Francisco, Miami, Moscow, Beijing, Bangkok, Buenos Aires, Cape Town, Dubai, Istanbul, Jakata, Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur, Mexico City, Mumbai, Quito, Sao Paulo, Seoul, Shanghai, Singapore, Sydney, Taipei and Toronto.
In 2010, Dominic formed the Canzona Chamber Orchestra to perform classical repertoire and cross-over projects with leading jazz musicians. The orchestra's inaugural concert took place at St James's Piccadilly and featured Tchaikovsky's Serenade for Strings, Britten's Simple Symphony and the premiere of A Childhood Suite by Dominic Alldis, scored for jazz piano trio and orchestra.