Artistes

 

Jamie Wright....musical director

 

 

Jamie is a singer and conductor, trained at the Royal Academy of Music. He has worked as an arranger and vocal coach in television, performed at the BBC proms, and was recently the soloist in All the Angel’s at Shakespeare’s Globe. Jamie works closely with the National and London Youth Choirs, Welsh National Opera and The Sixteen as a workshop leader and conductor. As part of the Lord Mayor’s project this year, Jamie is currently working with Garsington Opera as Vocal Animateur. As well as being the musical director of Billericay Choral Society he is also a chorister of the Chapel Royal, Tower of London.

 

Twitter: @jamiewdwright        Web-site: www.jamie-wright.co.

 Ashley Thompson  
Ashley Thompson.......accompanist

 

Ashley is a professional pianist and conductor, who currently directs The Triple H Community (Hockley), whilst serving as accompanist to Billericay Choral Society, Maldon Choral Society, Anglia Singers (Chelmsford), Gale Singers (Dagenham), Ad Hoc Singers (Upminster) and United Singers (Hornchurch.) He is also Organist to Welsey Methodist Church (Leigh on Sea). Ashley holds an ABCD Diploma in Choral Directing and an ALCM for Piano Accompaniment from the London College of Music. 

When not performing he is employed as a piano teacher at Allegro Music Academy (Westcliff on Sea), Holt Farm Junior School (Rochford) and Montgomerie Primary School (South Benfleet.) 

Away from music Ashley stood successfully for election to Southend on Sea Borough Council in May 2019 and now represents Leigh Ward for the Liberal Democrats.