Friday, 9th June 2017

Friday, 9th June 2017 - 1pm*

 

JAMES GAUGHAN

BARITONE

 

Selected Past Performances

 

Soloist

Concert of English Song

Arne and Quilter

De Costa Academy

of Singing

Guild Hall, York

2016

Soloist

Rothwell Festival Celebration Concert

Berlioz and Mendelssohn

 

Rothwell Methodist Church

2016

Soloist

Cottingham Festival Celebration Concert

Vaughn-Williams

 

Cottingham Methodist Church

2016

Soloist

Messiah

Handel

Pocklington Singers

All Saints Pocklington

2015

Soloist

Grantham Festival Autumn Concert

Various

 

King’s School, Grantham

2015

Soloist

Art Song Concert

Various

De Costa Academy

of Singing

Guild Hall, York

2015

Soloist

25th Anniversary Gala Concert

Various

De Costa Academy

of Singing

Guild Hall, York

2013

Soloist

Messiah

Handel

Market Rasen and District Choral Society

De Aston Sports Hall

2012

James is an experienced soloist singing mostly in Yorkshire and the surrounding area. He is due to give a series of lunchtime recitals throughout 2017, including in Harrogate, Whitby and Bridlington. James also performs regularly with choirs and choral societies. Recent performances include the bass soloist in Messiah at Huddersfield Parish Church and St Mary Magdalena East Keswick, Bach Cantata 140 in Horsforth, Elijah at Cleckheaton Methodist Church and Stainer’s Crucifixion at Howden Minster. Later in the year, he will be bass soloist in a “Come and Sing” Messiah in Knaresborough.

 

In 2016, James won Rosebowls at the Mrs Sunderland and Rothwell Festivals, along with the Victor Ludorum Senior Singing Shield at the Cottingham Methodist Church Festival. James is a pupil at the De Costa Academy of Singing, where he has studied under Michael De Costa for the past five years.

DAVID HAMMOND

 

David Hammond has been working in York as a musician since graduating from the University of York in 2002, where he studied piano with Liz Haddon. His career has taken him to all sorts of varied places, such as Castle Howard, York Minster, the Royal Festival Hall and Leeds College of Music. Much of his work involves accompanying soloists and groups on the piano, including concert work, exams and university assessments. Groups include the South Bank Singers, the Sounds Fun choir, York Philharmonic Male Voice Choir and Fiddlers Wreck ceilidh band. He is a regular musician at the Unitarian Chapel in York. Aside from this he has run workshops in Javanese Gamelan in conjunction with the University of York, been musical director for the Flying Ducks Youth Theatre in Haxby and sings with the Clerkes of All Saints, a local liturgical choir

 

 

* Lunches served from 12 noon.

 


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