James Davey

  • Singer
    Male / Greater London
  • Ethnicity
    Caucasian
    Age Range
    33 - 39
    Height
    6' 2" (1m 88cm)
    Weight
    15st. 8lb (99kg)
    Hair Colour
    Brown
    Eye Colour
    Brown
    Build
    Large

Credits

YearRole / TypeName of Production / DirectorCompany / Venue
2006Classical
Choral
Deplist
2005Pop
Choral
Bacardi
2004Classical
Choral
BBC
2003 - 2004Dance
Choral
The Big Chill
2003Classical
Choral
Karl Jenkins
2000 - 2002Classical
Choral
St Anselm and St Cecilia
  • Education

    YearQualificationWhere
    20063 yr. MA Choral EducationRoehampton University
    2003Choral ConductingAssociation of British Choral Directors
    19994 yr. BMus (Hons) PerformanceBirmingham Conservatoire

    Additional Skills

    Choral Arranging

    Adjudication

    Consultancy

    About me

    James Davey is one of the UK's most distinguished and respected young choral directors, in demand for his work as conductor, choir trainer, choral education practitioner, arranger and adjudicator.

    A graduate of the Birmingham Conservatoire and Roehampton University, where he gained his MA in Choral Education, James studied conducting with the ABCD (Association of British Choral Directors) and under many eminent choral figures, including; Mike Brewer, Peter Broadbent, Therees Hibbard, Paul Spicer, Ralph Allwood and Bob Chilcott. He has since returned to teach conducting for both the ABCD and for Roehampton University.

    Formerly the chief choral advisor for the BBC's sheet music archive, James has delivered projects for the BBC Singers Education Department as workshop leader and mentor, as well as regularly conducting and preparing choirs for broadcasts on TV and radio.

    James is Musical Director of Chantage, BBC Radio 3 Choir of the Year 2006 (which he founded in 1999 on taking up residency at St Paul's Cathedral School as Music Assistant), the Chandos Chamber Choir, the Fleet Singers and a number of office choirs, including Channel 4's own staff choir 4Tunes.

    James is also a Choir Trainer for the Royal College of Music Junior Department, an Assistant Conductor for the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain, and a tutor for the Cranleigh Choral Week, the Ingenium Academy and the Sherborne Summer School of Music.

  • Skills

    Skin Colour
    • White
    Specific Singing Skills
    • Baritone
    • Bass
    Hair Length
    • Short
    Languages Spoken
    • English
    • French
    Interested in
    • A cappella
    • Backing Vocalist
    • Choral
    • Commericals
    • Session work
    • Teaching Jobs
    Experienced In
    • A cappella
    • Choral
    • Commercials
    • Film
    • Judging
    • Soloist
    • Teaching
    • TV
    DBS checked
    • Yes (within last 12 months)
    Musical Skills
    • Theremin
    • Trumpet
    Singing Styles
    • Adult Contemporary
    • Choral
    • Other
    • Pop
    • Spoken Word