Director of Music
Mr Richard Saxel is Head of Performance. He has taught Music at Cranleigh since 2001 and also enjoys a successful career as an international concert pianist. He studied at the University of York and the Royal Academy of Music, which recently awarded him Associateship in recognition of his significant contribution to the music profession. At Cranleigh Mr Saxel is also a tutor in South, and coaches girls’ cricket.
Mr Saxel has performed around the world, and has broadcast and recorded to critical acclaim, with a wide variety of musicians. Besides music, Mr Saxel is a keen golfer and sportsman. He is married to Andrea, and they have two daughters and a menagerie of animals.