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Mark Biggins

 

Mark has been the conductor of Epsom Chamber Choir since September 2017.

Mark Biggins recently graduated with distinction from the Royal College of Music, where he studied conducting with Peter Stark and Howard Williams. This season Mark was appointed assistant chorus master at English National Opera where he will work with their world-class ensemble over 9 productions at the Coliseum and chorus master Daniel Kramer’s new production of La Traviata in 2018.

 

Mark has enjoyed masterclasses with Alexander Polishchuk, Jac van Steen and attended the Magnus Festival this summer with Alexander Vedernikov where he conducted the Norwegian Radio Symphony Orchestra. As chorus-master Mark has worked with Bernard Haitink, and has assisted Martin Andre at the Cheltenham Festival, Tim Murray at West Green House Opera as well as Vladimir Jurowski and Martyn Brabbins.

 

While a student of David Hill at Yale School of Music Mark was director of music at Battell Chapel and was a finalist in the ACDA conducting competition in Salt Lake City. He toured internationally and recorded for Hyperion with the Yale Schola Cantorum and collaborated with Bach Collegium Japan and the New York Philharmonic under the baton Masaaki Suzuki, Simon Halsey, Stefan Parkman and others. Alongside his work with Epsom Chamber Choir Mark is also music director of the Petersfield Orchestra and St. Margaret’s Church in Putney

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