Greg Hallam

Greg Hallam

Greg gained his bachelor degree from the Royal College of Music where he studied voice with Ashley Stafford.

 

He went on to study Choral Conducting with Patrick Russill and Paul Brough at the Royal Academy of Music and was awarded an MA and LRAM, both with distinction.

 

Greg is Musical Director of Swansea Bach Choir, Bracknell Choral Society and as of April this year, Music Director of Reading Festival Chorus.

He is proud to have helped set-up the London Youth Choir with colleague Rachel Staunton in 2012, directing their boys’ choir and training choir for four years and delivering workshops as part of their ‘Aspire’ scheme.

 

Greg has worked as Assistant Music Director of the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain and last year founded the Ulster Youth Junior Choir.

 

As singing teacher at Wellington College and Christchurch Cathedral School, Oxford, Greg teaches individual lessons to young singers aged 8-18. In addition, he works closely with Worcester College; delivering regular workshops for the chapel choir and helping produce their two most recent recordings.

 

Recently, Greg has been working with Mahogany Opera Group as Music Director for their ‘Snappy Operas’ – teaching ten newly-commissioned 10-minute operas to children in Cornwall, Durham and Essex.

 

For 10 years, Greg was Artistic Director of the ‘Penkhull Festival of Music and Art', and brought some of the finest musical talent to North Staffordshire.

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Photographer: Mark Whitehouse / Royal Academy of Music