For those of you who have been following us over the last few months, you’ll know that we’ve been looking for our next Music Director. Well, the search is now over and we’re delighted to announce the appointment of Simon Arnott as our new Musical Director. Hurrah!
Simon is an experienced barbershop singer and director, having directed The University of Bristol Barbershop Singers Auditioned Ensemble (2010-2012) and The University of Bristol Barbershop Singers Men’s Ensemble (2011-2012). He was also the Associate Musical Director and bass section leader of the nine-time British men’s barbershop chorus champions, Great Western Chorus (2010-2015). As a singer, Simon sings bass in Park Street, the 2014 National Barbershop Quartet Champions.
As London City Singers’ Music Director, Simon will continue to develop our unique sound as well as getting involved in every musical aspect of the London City Singers’ work in championing barbershop singing and performance. Simon starts his new role on 05 Jan 2016 and we can’t wait to start working with him!
Read our official press release on Simon’s appointment