• Artist Administration & Travel
  • Gavin Bates

    Artist Administrator [email protected]
    +44 (0)20 7400 1757
  • Artist Administration & Travel
  • Gavin Bates

    Artist Administrator

    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 & sarcastically stoic.

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  • Alison Charles

    Artist Administrator [email protected]
    +44 (0)20 7400 1756
  • Artist Administration & Travel
  • Alison Charles

    Artist Administrator

    Alison is a graduate of Trinity College of Music & postgraduate of City, University of London. As part of the university’s Erasmus scheme, she was seconded to the Ensemble Intercontemporain, Paris, to work in their touring department. Following jobs at Virgin and the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Alison joined Harold Holt in 1996. Keeper of two Jack Russells; lover of big skies, Pol Roger and pottering in her shed; keen gardener, walker and camper-vanner.

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  • Caroline Daglish

    Artist Administrator [email protected]
    +44 (0)20 7400 1796
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  • Caroline Daglish

    Artist Administrator

    After graduating from the University of Southampton with a BA in Music, Caroline was offered a scholarship at The Royal Academy of Music to complete a PG Diploma (Bassoon performance). She pursued a freelance career for several years before joining the travel department at Askonas Holt in 2007.

    Outside of work Caroline enjoys playing Principal Bassoon with the Croydon Symphony Orchestra and spending time with her husband and two lovely, young daughters.

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  • Ella Lee

    Artist Administrator [email protected]
    +44 (0)20 7400 1794
  • Artist Administration & Travel
  • Ella Lee

    Artist Administrator

    Ella trained as a pianist at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, exploring both solo and collaborative performance, and taught piano privately alongside her studies. After graduating with a First Class Honours in 2017, she continued her performance studies for another year while working in the Events Team as Assistant to the Director of Venues. Deciding to pursue a career in Arts Management, Ella joined the team at Askonas Holt as an Artist Administrator in September 2018. She loves travelling, documentaries, cats, and a (suitably strong) G&T.