Our musicians

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Andrew Gant

Andrew Gant sang with most of the UK’s leading vocal ensembles before, in the 1990s, moving from singing to directing choirs.  He directed choirs at Selwyn College, Cambridge, The Royal Military Chapel, and Worcester College, Oxford, and later took up the role of Organist, Choirmaster and Composer at Her Majesty’s Chapel Royal, a post he held for 12 years. Today is he widely known as an established composer, conductor, librettist, and author, and he is a lecturer in Music at St Peter’s College and St Edmund Hall, Oxford.

 

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Jonathan Willcocks

Jonathan Willcocks is a widely-published composer, and in his career has embraced a broad spectrum of conducting work.  He is the Artistic Director of the Leith Hill Musical Festival, and conductor of several choral and instrumental ensembles. He has also been prominent in the field of education, including spending 19 years as Director of the Junior Academy of the Royal Academy of Music. His music is published primarily by Oxford, Lorenz, MorningStar, and Prime Music, and includes major choral works, works for children’s choir, and shorter choral music.

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Jessica Curry

Jessica Curry is a BAFTA-winning composer, co-founder of the renowned games company, The Chinese Room, radio presenter for Classic FM and BBC Radio 3, and live concert host and presenter.  Her music has been performed in diverse and high-profile venues including the Royal Albert Hall, Barbican Concert Hall, Sydney Opera House, and MOMI New York, and is published by Faber Music. Her recent music includes She Who, a commission from the PRSF for the National Youth Choir of Great Britain, and a new work commissioned by the Crouch End Festival Chorus for 2021.

 

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