Conductor

Max is developing a blossoming career as a choral conductor, holding the following posts:

Music Director, Choir of the 21st Century (https://www.cc21.org.uk)

Music Director, Wimbledon Youth Choir (http://www.wimbledonyouthchoir.com)

Music Director, Eltham Choral Society (http://www.elthamchoral.org.uk)

Principal Conductor, Guildford Chamber Choir (https://www.guildfordchamberchoir.org.uk)

Director of Music, St Mary’s, Wimbledon (http://www.stmaryswimbledon.org)

Alec Robertson Scholar, Westminster Cathedral (http://www.westminstercathedralchoir.com)

Associate Conductor, Brandenburg Choral Festival (https://www.brandenburg.org.uk)

As well as this, he is on the MA Choral Conducting course at Royal Academy of Music, studying with Patrick Russill, and organ with David Titterington. He is grateful to be the recipient of the Stanley Vann Scholarship 2019/20 and Peter Wiles scholarship from the Royal College of Organists.

Max was a chorister at King’s College, Cambridge and Organ Scholar at St John’s College, Oxford, where he studied Modern Languages (German) and was responsible for directing the chapel choir. He was a scholar at the Stiftung Maximilianeum, Munich and studied choral conducting at the Hochschule fur Musik und Theater, Munich, where he studied with Michael Glaeser and Andreas Herrmann. Teachers in the UK have included Martin Neary, Ralph Allwood, Neil Ferris, Denise Ham, Rodolfo Saglimbeni and Toby Purser.

Max has also worked regularly with Thames Youth Choir (a mixed-voice youth choir at Tiffin School) Thames Philharmonic Choir, Tiffin Boys’ Choir, Tiffin Oratorio Choir, South London Singers, Hackney Singers, Citibank Office Choir (as seen in Gareth Malone’s Sing While You Work) and West Barnes Singers. He has guest-conducted the Rodolfus Choir.