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James Paul

JAMES PAUL - OUR CONDUCTOR AND MUSIC DIRECTOR  

 

 

James is a Choral Director and Music Educator with over 25 years of experience working with singers of all ages.   

He has been our Music Director since 2018.   

James runs choral programmes at Sydney Boys High School, Sydney Girls High School and St Vincent's College.  

He conducts the Sydney Street Choir and the Sydney Male Choir.  

He has worked as a vocal coach with Sydney Theatre Company and has prepared choirs for Opera Australia. 

For many years James was a nationally touring performer of Spanish Art Song and flamenco music.

 

He holds a Master of Music in Composition from the Sydney Conservatorium of Music and his compositions have been heard on ABC Classic FM. 

NOORTJE TROMP - OUR REHEARSAL PIANIST

We have been extremely fortunate to have had Noortje as our rehearsal pianist since 2016.

Noortje has a Performance Arts degree from Wollongong University, where she studied with the irrepressible Gerard Willems. 

She worked with Rockdale Opera Company for 20 years with conductor Bransby Bryne and has played in hundreds of shows, including “Opera Afloat” with Megan Evans.  Noortje also played in a nation-wide tour of  “Oklahoma” and “South Pacific” with the Tony Price Ensemble. 

She teaches at Reddam House and St. Vincent’s College.  

Noortje Tromp

OUR DIRECTORS OF  MUSIC OVER THE YEARS

1974 - 1981        Ian Sappay 

1981 - 1982        Felicia Chadwick

1982 - 1985        Leonie Hempton

1986 - 1990        Leonard Metcalf  

1991 - 1996        Stephen Watson  

1996 - 1999        Gregory Platt  

2000 - 2002        Neil Buckland  

2002 - 2008        Jodie Spooner-Ryan 

2009 - 2011        Luke Gilmour    

2012 - 2013        Margot McLaughlin  

2013 - 2017        Jodie Spooner-Ryan  

2018 -                 James Paul 

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