Our people

Andy Guthrie

Director and Senior Musical Director

 

Andy is a music and choral leader with over 20 years' professional experience across a broad range of music. His vision is to inspire and enable amateur singers to achieve success and bring the positive power of singing into their lives. He setup The Workplace Choir Company to enable businesses to develop their business by developing their people.  He was a speaker at the 2015 Association of British Choral Directors National Conference - on the subject of Workplace choirs. He is also a Mercury-nominated producer!

 

Rosie Sayers

Director and Operations Manager

 

Rosie is the company's second Director and Operations Manager. Her background is in marketing and business strategy, and she also runs SingitLoud - An award-winning community choir based in Leamington Spa.

 

Tom Guthrie

Musical Director - London & SE

Tom is an actor, singer and opera director who believes passionately in community and amateur arts participation. He has directed and sung in operas at The Royal Opera House and sings with the internationally renowned choirs Tenebrae and The Tallis Scholars. As well as performing internationally and for Radio 3 & 4 he has recorded with John Eliot Gardner and Polyphony with Stephen Layton.

Maria Mullin
Musical Director - Yorkshire

Maria is a conductor and musician based in West Yorkshire. She is passionate about the positive power of singing, especially for those who have little previous musical experience. Maria directs the Leeds and Bradford All For One Choirs and has led them in many exciting performances, including singing with Russell Watson, Leona Lewis and vocal group Blake. Maria has previously directed gospel choirs. She is also a saxophonist and leads music in local schools.

Tim Allen
Musical Director
- North of England

Timothy Allen has been working with amateur singers for twenty years. His passion is helping people to find the confidence to sing, and he’s brought that enthusiasm to well over 6,000 singers in his career. Much in demand as a workshop leader and vocal coach, he’s worked alongside the likes of Brian May, David Grant and Leeds College of Music, in projects from community choirs to gala performances at the Royal Albert Hall.

Julie Morrice
Musical Director
- Southern & Central Scotland

Julie trained at the Kodaly Institute in Hungary and leads choirs for the National Youth Choir of Scotland.

She sings with the Scottish Chamber Choir, performance group Three Broads and a Piano and is conductor of The Broughton Choral Society. She teaches singing privately and believes passionately in the transforming power of amateur music-making.

 

Margaret Rae
Musical Director
- Central and Northern Scotland

Margaret Rae is a choral leader and musician based in Inverness. She conducts the National Youth Choir of Scotland’s Inverness Area Choirs, and is Musical Director of In Cahoots Choir.

Margaret runs teacher training courses for Highland Council and the University of Highlands and Isalnds to encourage more singing in schools. She also leads Songsquad© projects – which combine enterprise education with singing.

 

Seb Farrall
Conductor

Seb is an emerging composer and conductor, and the newest member of the team. Having been the student conductor of Coventry University Performing Arts Orchestra for the academic years 2012-2014 he was awarded with a First Class Degree in Music Composition. Seb leads MenCho - a male voice choir - and also teaches brass and percussion.  He has a passion for music making as an enjoyable but beneficial tool. His compositional work has been played and recorded by ensembles across the world.

 

"Some of the people didn’t know each other because of the work they do, so I certainly feel it has broken down barriers and I now know people in roles I didn’t know before."

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87%  of singers believe that singing is relaxing and helps deal with stress

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Registered office: 1&2 Mercia Village, Torwood Close, Westwood Business Park, Coventry, CV4 8HX Registered in England as company number 08703200

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