One of the most versatile conductors of his generation, Tom Hammond-Davies works closely with musicians from London, Oxford and Cambridge, and top artists from the Royal Opera House.
Developing his skills and specialist knowledge as organ scholar at Hertford College Oxford and as countertenor Lay Clerk with the Choir of Magdalen College Oxford, he is now Director of Music with the Wooburn Singers and several other choirs, countertenor Lay Clerk with the multiple Gramophone Award-winning Choir of New College Oxford and founder and director of the Blenheim Singers and the Oxford Bach Soloists.
‘Under Tom’s direction, the choir performs with artistic perfection combined with a rarely heard homogeneity – choral sound at its best!’ President of the Bavarian Music Council
Tom was awarded 1st prize in the Birmingham Conservatoire Sir Michael Beech Conducting Award and 1st prize in the Three Choirs Festival Conducting Award. He was nominated for the Arts Foundation Fellowship and has recently been appointed to direct the Choir of St John’s College Oxford from October 2017.
‘Hammond-Davies brought out dynamic contrasts with great care, culminating in the most exquisite and magnificent choral attack’ The Oxford Times