David Richard Wynne – Music Director
David has been the Music Director of
Birmingham Festival Choral Society since 2017. During that time he has directed a wide range of music from Baroque works such as Johannes Passion by J S Bach through to larger-scale
twentieth-century choral works such as Carmina Burana by Carl Orff and even to jazz, conducting works by George Shearing and Will Todd. David is also the Music Director of the Warwick and Kenilworth Choral Society
As a visiting lecturer at the Royal Birmingham Junior Conservatoire, David works as choral director of the Senior Chorus and the Vocal Ensemble. He is head of choral conducting, teaches singing and musicianship, and is also vocal coordinator for the department.
Until recently David was a bass lay-clerk at St Chad’s Cathedral, and is still a regular deputy. He still runs the cathedral’s junior choir and choral outreach programme. He has worked with some of the country’s leading music education organisations, including Opera North, Welsh National Opera, the Armonico Consort, and Leicester and Leeds Cathedral’s education departments.
David holds a masters’ degree in vocal and operatic performance from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, and studied choral conducting with Paul Spicer after receiving a scholarship. He is a busy freelance baritone soloist, as well as an occasional performer as a musician of
the Royal Shakespeare Company.
For further information about David or to get in touch, please visit: www.davidrichardwynne.com