Max was a chorister at King’s College, Cambridge and Organ Scholar at St John’s College, Oxford, where he studied Modern Languages (German) and was responsible for directing the chapel choir. He was a scholar at the Stiftung Maximilianeum, Munich and studied choral conducting at the Hochschule fur Musik und Theater, Munich, where he studied with Michael Glaeser and Andreas Herrmann.

Max now enjoys a blossoming career as a freelance conductor, accompanist and educator in the London area.