Qualification and Experience

Qualifications


Studied Music at The University of Bristol* majoring in performance and composition, and was an assistant tutor of harmony.  Received tuition from International concert pianist, Raymond Clarke.

 

Current Appointments                                                            

Musical Director: Llantrisant Male Choir: www.llantrisantchoir.com

Musical Director: Bridgend Tabernacl Choir

www.cor-tabernacl-choir.co.uk/home/

Piano Teacher: St. Clare's, Porthcawl: www.stclares-school.co.uk

 

Previous Appointments

Piano Teacher   

St Bede’s Catholic College, Bristol.


Conductor and Musical Director

University of Bristol Chamber Choir: St George’s, Brandon Hill, Bristol. Western Opera Players: The Redgrave Theatre, Bristol; Bristol-based Unity Singers. Works conducted: Haydn’s Heiligmesse (with orchestra), Puccini's Messa Di Gloria, Faure's Requiem, Rutter's Requiem, Elgar's From the Bavarian Highlands, Cole Porter’s Red Hot and Cole and Gerry Herman’s Mack & Mabel.


Pianist

The Barbican, London.


Accompanist

Rehearsal pianist for RAF St. Athan, Military Wives Choir, Llanharan RFC Songsters, Cowbridge Male Choir; Bristol Cabot Choir; University of Bristol Choral Society; Nigel Perrin. Works accompanied include performances of Mozart's Requiem; Rubbra's Symphony No. 9 'Sinfonia Sacra'; Elgar's The Black Night and Caractacus; Mahler's Symphony No. 2 'Resurrection Symphony'; Mendelssohn's Elijah and Symphony No 2 'Hymn of Praise'; Vivaldi's Gloria, Verdi's Requiem; Haydn's The Seasons and Te Deum No. 2 in C Major.


Composer and Arranger

Choral works performed at Bristol Cathedral; All Saints Church, Clifton, Bristol; St Laurence Church, East Harptree, North Somerset; St Michael & All Angels Church, Windmill Hill, Bristol. A commissioned work for piano, violin and clarinet trio performed by professional ensemble, Gemini. Large-scale works published for symphony orchestra and chorus. Please visit my “Examples” page for specimens.


Vocal Coach and Organist

Regular services, weddings, funerals and concerts at St Basil’s Church, Bassaleg, Newport; Bishopsworth URC, Bristol; Holy Nativity Church, Knowle, Bristol; Whitchurch URC; St Michael & All Angels Church, Windmill Hill, Bristol.

 

* The University of Bristol Music Department was rated “Number 1” in the UK in the Guardian University Guide 2012: Music, coming above Oxford and Royal Academy of Music. www.guardian.co.uk/education/table/2011/may/17/university-guide-music