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Mendip Male Voice Choir
Led and supported by professional musicians with many years of choral and vocal experience.
Jamie Knights (left)
Jamie was a scholar at Wells Cathedral School and gained a first class BA Honours Music degree at Bath Spa University. Jamie is a widely respected musician, having worked with many groups in the local area, including Curtain Up, City of Bath Bach Choir and Bath Opera. He also spent four years directing the Glastonbury Male Voice Choir. He is currently Musician-in-Residence at Kingswood School in Bath.
Hannah Drury (right)
Hannah graduated from Bath Spa University with a first class honours degree in Music, and then studied to gain a Diploma (DipABRSM) in singing under her singing teacher, Judy Davis. Hannah also teaches singing and has taken many solo roles in Bath Opera.
The Mendip Male Voice Choir have a council who are elected every year at our AGM and work hard to support the choir and develop its potential. The current council are:
Chairman - Peter Beaven
Vice Chairman - Mike Downing
Secretary - Eric Baldwin
Assistant Secretary - John Kendall
Concert Bookings Secretary - Terry Phillips
Treasurer - Phil Gait
Publicity - Bryn Hawkins
Stage Manager - Martin Dymond
Safeguarding & Child Protection Officer - Fred Lacey
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These are members of the choir from each voice section who liaise with other singers from their section.
First Tenor Section Leader - David Phillips
First Tenor Section Deputy Leader - Rob Thain
Second Tenor Section Leader - Richard Luscombe
Second Tenor Section Deputy Leader - Jim Attwood
Baritone Section Leader - David Brown
Baritone Section Deputy Leader - John Kendall
Bass Section Leaders - Peter Bradshaw
Bass Section Deputy Leader - Brian Griffiths
The Choir is delighted to acknowledge the support of the following Individuals and organisations:
Avon Sportsground Maintenance Company
Michael Eavis - CBE
The much loved, late Alex Hann
Paul Myers - Mayor, Midsomer Norton
Jacob Rees-Mogg - MP
Phillip Evry (right)
Phil joined us at the start of January 2015 and quickly established himself as one of the team. He received his musical education at the Royal Academy of Music and retired as Deputy Director of Music at the Arts Educational School, Tring. Phillip comes to us from the Bath Male Choir where he was accompanist from 2006 until 2014.