A few rehearsals down and our (Sing for Pleasure and the John Lewis Partnership Music Society’s) trip to Palma to sing Judas Maccabaeus looks like its going to go very well indeed. It’s a shame the we had no woodwind/brass players signed up, but thankfully most parts are covered in […]

Conductor training

I’m going through the process of training to be a conducting tutor for Sing for Pleasure, one of the UK’s national choral organisations. It is involved in training over 200 conductors per year and I’m pleased and excited to be a part of its great work. If you ever have […]

Henley Choral Society

Over the last month or so I’ve been lucky to take four more Henley Choral Society rehearsals ahead of their Verdi Requiem concert on 8 June. I’m sorry I won’t be able to be at the concert but wish them, and Will Dawes – their conductor, every success on the […]

Oxford Pro Musica Singers

I’m delighted to be have been asked to conduct Oxford Pro Musica Singers full-time following Michael Smedley’s decision to retire at the end of November. Its quite an honour, and something to which I’m really looking forward. The choir has an enviable reputation both in Oxford and further afield and […]