|Founded in 1966|
Founder Malcolm Cottle
Introducing our Music Director:
Our conductor is Jessica Norton, Jessica studied music at the University of Surrey, where she majored in Conducting with Russell Keable and Composition, and went on to study an MA in Choral Conducting with Simon Halsey at the University of Birmingham. She is now a freelance musician in London, taking vocal workshops, composing, and working part-time for Bach To Baby and the Barbican Centre.
Jessica has worked with a large variety of choirs over the years, including the St Ives Choral Society, Barclays Capital Choir, the Hilton Youth Choir and has had repeat invitations to rehearse the CBSO Chorus and London Symphony Chorus during her time assisting Simon Halsey as his Masters student. She is also a successful choral singer, having performed in Symphony Hall, the Royal Festival Hall, the Barbican Centre and, as part of the BBC Young Voices in the 2015 Proms, the Royal Albert Hall and in the Lucerne Festival.
Also a successful composer, Jessica has received commissions from the UK, Washington DC and Heidelberg, Germany, and has won three competitions across the UK, followed by performances in such venues as Guildford Cathedral and the Victoria Rooms in Bristol. Alongside this, Jessica works as a composer, arranger and orchestrator as part of her Musician-in-Residence position at St Mary’s School, Cambridge.
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