Musical Director

Alex Turner

Alex is delighted to be taking up the post of Musical Director of Stanmore Choral Society in Spring 2022.

As of September 2020, Alex has been Director of Music of All Saints’ Church, Putney Common, where he runs the adults and children’s choirs, and directs the weekly services.

Alex has been a member of the Choir of New College, Oxford, Assistant Director of Reading’s Male Voice Choir, and runs his own trio a3 who specialise in medieval music.

He is in demand as a countertenor, and has sung with the choirs of Westminster Abbey, St. Paul’s and Westminster Cathedrals, as well as for Sestina, Siglo de Oro and The Sixteen. 

Alex started his musical career as a chorister at Southwell Minster. Following a gap-year spent singing at Norwich Cathedral, he went on to gain a prize-winning First Class degree from Royal Holloway, University of London, where he held a choral scholarship. It was here that his conducting started in earnest, directing the Founder’s Choir, Early Music Society and assisting with the Chapel Choir. He studied conducting with Rupert Gough, and participated in masterclasses with Sarah Tenant-Flowers and Jamie Burton. 

Posted: 27 Feb 2022