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|Fellowship Participant - Toks Dada|
Classical Programme Manager
Toks Dada is a Creative Programmer and Producer, committed to engaging new audiences, and attracting more young people to classical music. He is currently Classical Programme Manager at Town Hall Symphony Hall in Birmingham, previously producing Symphony Hall’s Inside Out Festival 2017 and 2018 – a free festival of ‘unexpected sounds in unexpected spaces’. Toks is also a Board Director of Welsh National Opera, a Board Director of Anthem (a music fund supporting young people in Wales), and an Advisor at PRS for Music Foundation. In 2010 Toks founded Sinfonia Newydd to commission and produce new work by established and emerging professional composers within cross-artform projects. He has also been a Board Director of Sinfonia Cymru and Executive Chair of REPCo (a student arts enterprise initiative). Toks has spoken at multiple conferences on the topics of diversity and the engagement of young people, and has advocated for increased diversity in articles published by Classical Music Magazine and BBC Proms Guide.
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