Peter began his musical education as a chorister at Canterbury Cathedral. He was a music scholar at the King's School Canterbury before he went on
to study music at New College, Oxford as a choral scholar. Since 1984 he has been Director of Music at the Royal Grammar
School, Guildford, an appointment through which he has become closely involved with much of the music-making in Guildford and its surrounding area, particularly
as a choral and orchestral conductor.
Janet Lincé 1990 - 1996
Janet won a scholarship in 1990 for the choral conducting course at the Hereford Summer School, and rapidly earned a considerable reputation for her
conducting. She has since directed a number of choirs and choral workshops.
Jeremy Filsell 1989
Adrian Peacock 1986 - 1989
Robert Jones 1983 - 1986
Ewan Davidson 1967 - 1983, our Founder
Ewan, of Manx birth and upbringing, was a music scholar at Clifton College, Bristol and an organ scholar at Emmanuel College, Cambridge.
He founded the New Thames Singers (as we were called then) in 1967. He conducted over 120 concerts in 15 years
before reluctantly passing on his baton in 1983, having successfully established a leading chamber choir for the Thames Valley area, with
enthusiastic singers and a wide repertoire.