CONDUCTOR - BRUCE PENNICK - RETIRING
Bruce became Conductor of Ingatestone Choral Society in1969 after  co-operating with the Choir as leader of the local Youth Choir which operated from The Anglo European School where Bruce taught at the time. He has been their regular Conductor ever since apart from five years when he sang in the Tenor section when Martyn Heald conducted the Choir. Bruce has worked tirelessly over many years to improve the music in the Brentwood area, Essex Musical Association, Brentwood Choirs Festival, his own Choir the Vesper Singers  etc. He is still hoping to sing with the Choir in the Bass section when he finally retires after our last concert of the 2017 season, ‘Carols and Good Cheer’  - CLICK HERE
 OUR NEW CONDUCTOR - HARRY BRADFORD
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We are very please to have obtained Harry’s services and look forward to working with him to produce some inspiring music. Starting January 2018 Come and join us and be inspired! Our next concert - CLICK HERE
Harry is a recent graduate of the University of Cambridge, where he sang with the choir of King’s College and is currently studying for a Masters in Choral Conducting at the Royal Academy of Music under the tutelage of Patrick Russill and Cathal Garvey. During his time at University, Harry conducted a variety of choirs, orchestras and chamber ensembles including most notably a performance of Handel’s ‘Dixit Dominus’ with King’s  Baroque in King’s College Chapel.  He was also Musical Director of the King’s Men, a close harmony group formed of the choral scholars at King’s, with whom, alongside touring and recording, he delivered singing workshops in association with DRET (David Ross Education Trust) schools. Aside from conducting, Harry enjoys editing and arranging while remaining active as a singer in London, he is a regular deputy in many of London’s churches including the Chapel Royal St. James’ Place and has recently made his début with Tenebrae. Harry is very excited to be working with Ingatestone Choral Society and would like to thank and congratulate Bruce Pennick for his many years of service to the choir.  Harry is grateful to; the Royal College of Organists, The Chizel Educational trust and The Cherubim Music Trust for their support.