Adam is a pianist-composer living in London.  He graduated from Cambridge University with a BA (Hons) (Cantab) in Music in 2011, where he was Organ Scholar at Robinson College.  Adam completed his postgraduate studies in Music Composition with Distinction at the Royal Academy of Music in 2013.  He studied with David Sawer.

 

This year, Adam was a Britten-Pears Young Artist, taking part in The Aldeburgh English Song Project.  He also recently performed at the Purcell Room, South Bank Centre in July for the dance production Anatomy of an Afternoon, working with the dancer Paul White, choreographer Martin Del Amo and performing music by composer Mark Bradshaw.

 

Adam studies piano with Charles Owen.

 

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Director - Dominic Brennan

Dominic Brennan graduated with an MA in Music from Durham University in 2010, having previously completed his BA (Hons) in the same subject. Dominic was a first study percussionist, studying percussion and timpani under Daniel Ellis and Markus Gruett. He studies conducting with Peter Stark.

 

During his time at Durham, Dominic directed a number of prominent ensembles including Hild Bede Chapel Choir, and Durham University Chamber Orchestra, whilst he has been a guest conductor for Sunderland Symphony Orchestra, Durham Sinfonietta, Durham Hill Orchestra, and the Reg Vardy, Lanchester and Starvanger brass bands.

 

Dominic founded the Cantus Ensemble in 2011 and, now in his fourth season as Director, has taken the choir on tour to sing at Westminster Abbey, Rochester and Worcester Cathedrals, as well as the major Basilicas of Rome and the Vatican. He has won praise for his dynamic programming and the choir is quickly being recognised as one of London’s finest emerging ensembles.

 

Dominic is also the Director of Hampstead Chamber Choir.

Accompanist - Adam Dickson

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