Mr Ralph Allwood MBE

Ralph Allwood MBE is the Fellow Commoner advising in Music.

He was previously Director of Music at Eton College and is now a freelance choral director.

He is the Director of the Eton Choral Courses. Ralph is a founder and conductor of Inner Voices, a choir made up of singers from state schools in London. He is Director of Music at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich with its Choral Scholars from Trinity Laban. He has conducted choirs for 40 live broadcasts for BBC Radio 3, is a judge for the Llangollen Eisteddfod and Cork International Choral Competition and has written much music heard worldwide on radio and television. Ralph adjudicates the Llangollen Eisteddfod and the Cork International Choral Competition; the Fellow Commoner advising in Music at Queens’ College, Cambridge, and an Honorary Fellow of University College, Durham. He is Choral Advisor to Novello and Trinity College, Oxford. He teaches at Trinity Laban Conservatoire and at his old school, Tiffin.

Ralph was made MBE in the 2012 New Year's Honours list.

  • Fellow Commoner advising in Music