David Richard Wynne
David enjoys hugely varied career as a freelance musician. As a conductor David is Music Director of the historic Birmingham Festival Choral Society, a role he has held for just over four years. He is also Musical Director of the Warwick and Kenilworth Choral Society having taken over this role in December 2019 after six incredibly successful years as Music Director of Ryton Chorale (Worksop). David is delighted to have also been recently appointed as the new Musical Director of the Coventry Philharmonic Society.
David holds a masters’ degree in Vocal and Operatic performance from the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire, having studied singing with Henry Herford as well as receiving a scholarship to study choral conducting with Paul Spicer. He is a busy freelance baritone soloist, up until recently, a lay clerk at St. Chad’s Cathedral Birmingham, and has performed several times as a musician of the Royal Shakespeare Company.
David is very involved as a visiting lecturer at the Royal Birmingham Conservatoire Junior Department. He teaches singing, conducting as well musicianship and is Choral Director of the Senior Chorus and the Vocal Ensemble.
David has worked with some of the country’s leading music education organisations, including: Opera North, Welsh National Opera, and the Armonico Consort . With his wife, Alexandra Wynne, they co run (and co-founded) the St. Chad’s Cathedral Junior Choir and the extensive Choral Outreach Programme which sees them teaching choral singing to approx. 400 children a week across Birmingham. David is also singing teacher at Eversfield Preparatory School in Solihull.