EX CATHEDRA | Announcing our Associate Conductors for 2021-22

We’re thrilled to announce that Quintin Beer and George Parris will be joining us as our Associate Conductors next season.

Quintin will join us for autumn 2021. He is Director of Music at St Cuthbert’s Church, Earl’s Court, Artistic Director of University of London Chamber Choir and Musical Director of Yateley Choral Society. In addition, he is the Choral Director at the Junior Department of the Royal Academy of Music and Director of Music at St Peter’s College, Oxford, succeeding Jeremy Summerly and Edward Higginbottom.

George joins us in spring 2022. He was brought up in South Warwickshire where in 2011 he founded The Carice Singers, named after Elgar’s daughter. He then read Music at the University of Cambridge followed by a Master’s in Musicology at the University of Oxford.In 2017 George began studying Choral Conducting at the Sibelius Academy in Helsinki, Finland, under Prof. Nils Schweckendiek. During his time in Finland, he has become Artistic Director of award-winning choir Spira Ensemble and Choir Director at the Church of Olaus Petri.

We look forward to welcoming them both. There are lots of exciting projects planned and all the concerts are ON SALE now – so do browse and book your concerts!