Who we are

About CultureMix

CultureMix Arts and Music, an international carnival arts and music company based in Berkshire, UK to encourage participation and create realistic opportunities in music and arts.

An Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation (ACE NPO) CultureMix has it’s roots in African Caribbean culture from steel pan music and Carnival masquerade of Trinidad and Tobago to dance from Cuba and Brazil, and Jamaican reggae music.

As a not for profit organisation our focus is on the professional development of young people seeking a career in the creative industries. Internship and work experience programmes offer training in business, finance, teaching and event management.

Mary Genis FRSA

Clore Fellow Mary Genis is the Artistic Director and Founder of CultureMix Arts, passionately promoting participation in Carnival arts and music inspired by different cultures.

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Paul Jr Watson

Paul Jr Watson is the Head of Creative Development identifying and nurturing talent, developing new concepts and contributing to strategic business growth.

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Dani Richardson RIP

We are shocked and saddened to announce the passing of our cherished friend, much loved brother, and musically talented colleague Dani Richardson on 28 August 2018.

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Nathifa Jordan

Nathifa Jordan is the Business and Administration Manager responsible for the growth and development of company operations, training and work experience.

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Jamah Lynam

Jamah Lynam is a schools music tutor, RASPO captain and the Youth Advocate promoting creative industry development opportunities in music for young people.

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Don Chandler

Don Chandler is the music industry advisor for CultureMix ensuring young people have the best opportunities to fulfil their potential as musicians.  

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RASPO Steel Orchestra

Reading All Steel Percussion Orchestra is the cornerstone CultureMix project offering professional development for young people and performance opportunities for all generations.

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Board of Directors

The Board of Directors supports the strategic development, growth and sustainability of CultureMix Arts as an Arts Council England National Portfolio Organisation.

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Our Partners

We work with a range of partners to strengthen our objectives and help deliver our projects. See who they are.

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