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Gavin Bates

Senior Artist Administrator
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A graduate from the University of Nottingham (BA in Music), Gavin started his career in music management at Harrison Parrott, before moving on to the vocal division of IMG Artists and eventually to the production department of the English National Opera. In 2005, he joined the artistic management team at the BBC Symphony Orchestra & Chorus as Planning Administrator, and in 2009 moved to Shanghai for an extraordinary two years before joining Askonas Holt in January 2012. Gavin is a keen traveller, continual student of history, enthusiastically bad tennis player and sarcastically stoic.