Sir Ian Stoutzker, CBE
In 1977 Sir Ian Stoutzker, together with Yehudi Menuhin, founded the ground breaking charity Live Music Now. For many years Chairman of Live Music Now, he is now its President. He has been Chairman of the Philharmonia Orchestra and for over fifteen years was Chairman of the Advisory Council of the London Symphony Orchestra. he is a Fellow of the Royal College of Music, the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama. In 2012 Ian was awarded the CBE for Services to the Arts by HRH Queen Elizabeth II, and has also been awarded he Prince of Wales Medal for Philanthropy. In June 2019 he was conferred a knighthood in Queen's birthday honours list.