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New Director of Music

Giles Underwood Univ's Director of MusicCollege is delighted to announce the appointment of Giles Underwood as our new Director of Music.

Giles is a freelance singer and teacher with a background steeped in the tradition of the highest quality choral and ensemble singing. He was a chorister at Westminster Abbey and an Academical Clerk at Magdalen College, Oxford, and is now a professional ensemble singer and soloist with orchestras such as The Academy of Ancient Music and The Orchestra of the Age of Enlightenment. He teaches at Oxford and Cambridge Universities, where he has worked with many chapel choirs, and holds the post of Assistant Singing Lecturer at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama.

We are very excited by the experience and expertise that Giles brings, and we look forward to supporting him in his role.

Giles writes, “I am thrilled to be given the opportunity to work in such a dynamic and thriving community as Univ. I look forward to meeting all the college musicians and I feel confident that, between us, we can continue to enhance the quality of the music-making in Univ, and the profile of the College within the University and beyond.”

Published: 8 September 2013

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