Otis Enokido-Lineham is a British/Japanese conductor based in London. Currently finishing his studies at the Royal Academy of Music with Sian Edwards, he gained his undergraduate degree in Cello at the RNCM. Born in London, he began his musical education at the Centre for Young Musician (CYM) and is passionate about the continuation of music education for children.
At the Academy he has assisted conductors such as Mark Elder, John Wilson, Ludovic Morlot and Alice Farnham and undertaken masterclasses with Jac van Steen, Edward Gardner and Manuel Nawri. As a student he has also participated in exchanges with the Hochschule für Musik Saar and upcoming visits to Amsterdam and Sao Paolo.
Outside the concert hall Otis is keen to explore new ways of presenting classical music and the possibilities of cross-arts collaboration and immersive performance. He is currently the assistant conductor for the New Mozart Orchestra which delivers schools performances in Buckinghamshire and developing new collaborative performances with artists from a variety of disciplines.
His upcoming work includes assisting the revival of Laura Bowler’s Houses Slide at the Aldeburgh Festival 2022 with the London Sinfonietta, the premiere of a new children’s opera Daylighting by Louise Drewett as part of the RAM bicentenary celebrations and participating in the Festival de Campos do Jordão.