We’re delighted to confirm the four lucky scholarship recipients for this year’s Young Conductors Programme; they are (from left to right) Gina Baker, Sarah Batten, Tristan Weymes and Clover Willis.
Gina is a freelance musician and Birmingham Conservatoire BMus Voice graduate, who has recently taken on several choirs including choirs for vulnerable people such as prisoners and those affected by homelessness, and health and wellbeing choirs for NHS staff groups and carers.
Sarah, who holds a music degree from Christ Church, Oxford and a PGCE in Secondary Music from the Institute of Education, now works as a specialist music teacher at a London school whilst studying for a Masters in Music Education, also at the Institute of Education.
Tristan is a former Organ Scholar with St Mary the Virgin in Merton and Bass Scholar with the London Youth Choir, who has amassed both a wide range of singing and some conducting experience in recent years, and who is now studying for a music degree at Trinity College, Oxford.
Clover graduated with a Music degree from Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge where she was also a Choral Scholar, and she is following a secondary music teaching career in London, alongside outreach work leading singing in primary schools and prisons.
We’re sure that you’ll join us in welcoming them to the SfP “family” and in wishing them a most memorable year of learning!