David's second career as a Choral conductor

David is well known in the North East as a choral trainer and conductor. Since becoming conductor of Bishopwearmouth Choral Society in Sunderland in 1992, he has given a huge number of performances with them and with his other two choirs, Ryton Choral Society and Hexham Abbey Festival Chorus together with very finest orchestras, and soloists from all over the world.


 Repertoire includes all the major choral works and Bishopwearmouth and Ryton give three concerts per season: Hexham gives one concert per year as part of the Hexham Abbey Festival in September.

Artists who have appeared with these choirs include Graeme Danby, Vanessa Williamson, Mhairi Lawson, Alison Pearce, Anne Marie Owens,  Philip Salmon,  Martyn Hill,  Matthew Brook, Jennifer Smith,  Jon Mitchinson and many more.