Stuart Overington

Director of RNCM Chamber Choir and Symphony Chorus

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  • Direct RNCM Chamber Choir rehearsals and concerts
  • Direct RNCM Symphony Chorus rehearsals and concerts
  • Choral programming across both ensembles
  • Overseeing the deveopment of Choral opportunities across the college
  • Tutoring in Choral Conducting & Vocal Animateuring

Stuart Overington is an accomplished conductor and vocal animator working across the UK. Having trained as a singer and conductor at theRNCM he is known for his engaging, informative and inclusive style and works with a wide and diverse range of ensembles.

In 2016 Stuart returned to the college to take on the RNCM Chamber Choir and Symphony Choirus. Since then both ensembles have continued to develop in both quality and performance opportunities. Ouside of the college, he has established and directed a number of junior, youth and community choirs across the country. He is currently the director of the Hallé Orchestra’s Youth Choirs director, Chethams School of Music Chamber choir and the one of the National Xhildren’s Choir of Great Britain ensembles as well as regularly running community choir workshops and events across the country.

Stuarts diversity as a conductor is shown in his output previous projects have included concerts with John Rutter, Stephen Bell, Sir Mark Elder, David Hill and Andrew Greenwood as well many performances for TV and Radio with bands such as Snow Patrol, C Duncan & Elbow. Forthcoming project include St Matthew Passion with Jonathan Peter Kenny & English Touring Opera, a number of concerts with RNCM Chamber choir and Edvard Grieg Kor across UK and Norway and numerous concerts with the Hallé Orchestra including Debussy’s Nocturnes with Sir Mark Elder.

Alongside his choral work, Stuart regularly works on music education projects for various companies including Royal Opera House, Opera North and the Voices Foundation. He is increasingly being recognised as a leader in the field of singing with children and young people.

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