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David Trendell (conductor)

Born in 1964, David Trendell received his early musical education as a chorister at Norwich Cathedral during which time he was the soloist on a recording of Mendelssohn’s Hear my Prayer. He was later an alto choral scholar there before going up to Oxford where he was Organ Scholar of Exeter College. Subsequently he embarked upon research into the works of Alexander Zemlinsky whilst being Assistant Organist at Winchester College. In 1989 he was appointed Organist of the University Church of St Mary the Virgin, Oxford and College Tutor at St Hugh’s, St Hilda’s and, later, Oriel Colleges. He moved to London in 1992 to become College Organist and Lecturer in Music at King’s College London.

David Trendell is also Director of Music at St Mary’s, Bourne Street in London, having held a similar post at the Priory Church of St Bartholomew the Great for over thirteen years. He was also Director of the Edington Festival, a festival of music within the liturgy, and conducted the Nave Choir there for ten years, broadcasting frequently for BBC Radio 3, for whom he has also presented programmes. He has written on the music of William Byrd and lectures each year at the International William Byrd Festival in Portland, Oregon. He has also made many editions of the work of Spanish sixteenth-century composers, among them Alonso Lobo and Sebastián de Vivanco. Since 2001, David Trendell has conducted a number of choral workshops with Chorus Angelorum in Houston. In addition, he is well known as a record producer, having worked with such choirs as Westminster Abbey; The Clerks’ Group; Oxford Camerata; Schola Cantorum of Oxford; New College, Oxford; Winchester College and the Maîtrise de Caen.

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