Rupert Gill

Role in the choir: 
Musical Director

Rupert Gill began his musical training as a Quirister within the choral foundation of Winchester College under Dr Christopher Tolley. He continued his education at Harrow School where he was awarded an honourary music scholarship. In 2004 he received a choral scholarship with the choir of Norwich Cathedral and furthered his education at the University of East Anglia where he studied music and conducting with Sharon Andrea Choa.

After a year spent gaining a Graduate Diploma in Law, Rupert returned to music. Under the tutelage of Professors Patrick Russill and Paul Brough he was awarded an MA having completed postgraduate studies in choral conducting at the Royal Academy of Music where he received the Alan Kirby prize. Conducting engagements have included evensong at the Chapel Royal, St James’s Palace and workshops with Paul Spicer, James O’Donnell, Jeremy Summerly, Ben Parry, David Hill and the BBC Singers and the Royal Academy of Music chamber choir at Neresheim Abbey,Germany.

Recent performances have included a choir tour to Sweden, concerts at Christ Church,Spitalfields, St James’s Church, Sussex Gardens with the London Lawyers’ Chorus and orchestra as their bursary award winner and the conducting of the world premiere of Burke’s Dickinson settings at Marylebone Parish Church. Rupert holds the Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Music.