Alec Robertson Scholar at Westminster Cathedral

Max is enjoying directing the men’s voices at London’s premier Catholic cathedral on Wednesdays this year. It is super to be part of such a splendid and historic musical tradition, and to be within Westminster Cathedral Choir’s unique and full-bodied...

Choral Conducting Masterclass in Hannover

Max spent a very enjoyable few days in Hannover, visiting the wonderful choral festival, chor.com, and taking part in a choral conducting masterclass with Simon Halsey and the excellent Junges Vokalensemble Hannover, alongside other international conducting students....

Postgraduate Studies at the Royal Academy of Music

I am very much enjoying being a student again, studying choral conducting at the Royal Academy of Music under Patrick Russill, as well as organ with David Titterington. This year we have had great masterclasses with Neil Ferris, David Hill, Eamonn Dougan, Mats Nilsson...

Verdi Requiem in Southwark Cathedral

What a thrill to direct the massed forces of West Barnes Singers, Eltham Choral Society and Wimbledon Youth Choir, in a sell-out performance of Verdi’s Requiem in Southwark Cathedral. Soloists were soprano Philippa Boyle, mezzo soprano Alison Wells, tenor Andrew...