Choral director, trainer, conductor. Currently work with Enfield Choral Society, Islington Council Choir, and workplace choirs at Herbert Smith Freehills and BNP Paribas. Regular stand-in work with many choirs and choral societies (most frequent feedback comment: "they loved working with you"!)
Freelance baritone with excellent sightreading and ensemble skills. Chant and mensural notation no problem. Frequent dep around London including St Pancras PC, Lincoln's Inn, Savoy Chapel, Southwark Cathedral, St Margaret's Westminster, Guards' Chapel, Hampstead PC, St Bart's, Chapel Royal Hampton Court etc. Other ensembles include London Voices, Philharmonia Voices and Armonico Consort. Regular with Chorus of Opera Holland Park. Co-founder of vocal ensemble Il Suono.
Available 24-7, reliable and pleasant to work with. James is an experienced freelance choral musician, proficient in conducting all styles of choral music; early, classical, jazz, 20th Century, pop, world, etc. Recent ensemble conducting work includes; BBC Singers, Joyful Company of Singers, Chantage and the Orpheus Singers. Any work considered.
Bass have sung at St Brides Fleet Street, St Columbas Pont Street, Lincolns Inn chapel now Hendon Reform Synagogue under Joseph Finlay, also depping St John's Wood (Michael Cayton), Hampton Court (Carl Jackson), Holy Trinity Prince Consort Road (Timothy Roe) and St George's RC Cathedral Etc.