Music

  • Founded the Burns Song Club, 2021, an online “lockdown choir” learning some lesser known songs of Robert Burns.
  • Member of the Choir of St John’s, Edinburgh, 1985-present. I have organised choir tours including to York Minster, set up Facebook and Twitter pages, and worked with Director Stephen Doughty to revive a lost Regency choral tradition from the church’s foundation and selected words for new choral works including Man’s First Disobedience.
  • Member of Bel Canto, a small Edinburgh-based vocal ensemble performing unaccompanied sacred and secular music from the 15thC to new specially commissioned works..
  • Member of Edinburgh Bach Choir, 2017-19.
  • Member of Jesus Chapel Mixed Choir, Fitzwilliam Chapel Choir, and Cambridge University Music Society, 1997-2001.
  • National Youth Choir of Scotland, founding member, 1996-7.