Anglo Irish conductor Crispin Ward studied conducting at the Royal College of Music. He regularly appears at major festivals and venues in the USA and Europe. For three years, he was granted a British Foreign Office Scholarship to support him as the Artistic Director and Principal Conductor of the National Chamber Orchestra of Moldova. He also conducted orchestras around the former Eastern Bloc. He received the title of Om Emerit from President Vladimir Voronin, equivalent to a British Knighthood.
Crispin is a prolific composer and arranger; he won the International IVCA gold award for best film music for the film Reivers 12. He has been commissioned to write a score for the black and white silent film Battleship Potemkin.