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Colin Baldy

Choir Director

Wantage

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Wantage

Stirlings Rd

Wantage, Oxfordshire,OX12 7BB

United Kingdom

Company Description

Wantage in Oxfordshire is a lovely small market town in the Vale of White Horse, and has a good range of shops and services, including plenty of places to eat and drink. Links with the past are very strong too and Wantage is a great place to visit to enjoy thi...more

Background Information

Employment History

Visiting Professor

Utah State University


Artistic Director, Opera Programme

City Lit


Artistic Director City Lit Opera; Teaching Professional

Independent Music/Theatre Arts & Teaching Professional


Singing Teacher

New College


Affiliations

Hand Made Opera Limited

Artistic Director


Berkshire Choral International Inc

Member of Faculty


Maldon

Founder


Howden Festival

Founder


Web References(67 Total References)


St Mary's Church, Maldon: Director of Music

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Colin Baldy - Director of Music
Director of Music: Colin Baldy Colin's career encompasses performing, teaching, writing and directing. As a singer, he is known principally as a character baritone, having worked for many years with companies such as Garsington Opera, Opera Restor'd, The New Savoyards, Opera Interludes, Country Opera etc. In addition, Colin has performed much contemporary music with groups such as the London Sinfonietta, Phoenix and New Chamber Opera. Colin has sung frequently on BBC Radios Two and Three, and has made several CDs; most recently appearing as Bass soloist in Bach's St John Passion (Naxos). In recent years, he has also enjoyed considerable success as a cabaret artist, performing the songs of Noël Coward and contemporaries. As a teacher, Colin has had a long association with the University of Oxford, having been, for many years, the singing teacher at New College. Now, however, he splits his teaching between London and Umbria. He receives frequent invitations to teach around the world, and is a visiting professor at Utah State University (USA), and on the Cisternino choral course, Italy. He is also director of the Scheggino Advanced Course for Singers in Umbria. As a Musical Director, Colin was in charge of the music at St John the Divine, Kennington between 1981 and 1991. He then went on to found the choir at Wantage Parish Church, where he was Director of Music from 1991 until 1998. Colin was Musical Director of the National Pilgrimage to Walsingham for some six years, has been an occasional Musical Director on BBC Radio 2's Sunday Half Hour, directs the annual Oratorio Course at All Saints Anglican Church, Rome, founded the St Peter's Singers, Vauxhall, in 2003 and the Academy of St Peter's in 2005. In 2001, Colin co-founded the Howden Festival in the East Riding of Yorkshire and founded the Maldon Festival of Arts in 2008. Colin has directed productions of Cosi fan tutte (two productions), Le nozze di Figaro, Il Seraglio, Trial by Jury (three productions), Il barbiere di Siviglia, L'elisir d'amore, The old maid and the thief, L'enfant et les sortileges, Riders to the Sea, Dido and Aeneas and Venus and Adonis. He is Artistic Director of Hand Made Opera, which he co-founded in 2000. In 2002, Colin published a book on vocal technique for the RSCM (Voice for Life, 5) and has also been published by The Guardian, Church Music Quarterly and The Independent. His latest book, The Student Voice, aimed at anyone who is serious about working on their voice, is published by Dunedin Academic Press in March 2009 Copyright © 2008 St Mary's Church. All Music performances are copyrighted to the performing artists. Photography by Colin Baldy, Donald Cook, Kieran Sampson and Sally Why.


stmarysmaldon.org.uk

Anyone interested in applying for the post of Organ Scholar or of finding out more information should contact the Director of Music, Colin Baldy.
Enquiries about the choir and music in general at St Mary's should be addressed to the Director of Music, Colin Baldy at music@stmarysmaldon.org.uk or on 01621 856526 Colin Baldy - Director of Music Colin's career encompasses performing, teaching, writing and directing. As a singer, he is known principally as a character baritone, having worked for many years with companies such as Garsington Opera, Opera Restor'd, The New Savoyards, Opera Interludes, Country Opera etc. In addition, Colin has performed much contemporary music with groups such as the London Sinfonietta, Phoenix and New Chamber Opera. Colin has sung frequently on BBC Radios Two and Three, and has made several CDs; most recently appearing as Bass soloist in Bach's St John Passion (Naxos). In recent years, he has also enjoyed considerable success as a cabaret artist, performing the songs of Noël Coward and contemporaries. As a teacher, Colin has had a long association with the University of Oxford, having been, for many years, the singing teacher at New College. Now, however, he splits his teaching between London and Umbria. He receives frequent invitations to teach around the world, and is a visiting professor at Utah State University (USA), and on the Cisternino choral course, Italy. He is also director of the Scheggino Advanced Course for Singers in Umbria. As a Musical Director, Colin was in charge of the music at St John the Divine, Kennington between 1981 and 1991. He then went on to found the choir at Wantage Parish Church, where he was Director of Music from 1991 until 1998. Colin was Musical Director of the National Pilgrimage to Walsingham for some six years, has been an occasional Musical Director on BBC Radio 2's Sunday Half Hour, directs the annual Oratorio Course at All Saints Anglican Church, Rome, founded the St Peter's Singers, Vauxhall, in 2003 and the Academy of St Peter's in 2005. In 2001, Colin co-founded the Howden Festival in the East Riding of Yorkshire and founded the Maldon Festival in 2008. He is currently Artistic Director of the opera programme at the City Lit in London. In 2002, Colin published a book on vocal technique for the RSCM (Voice for Life, 5) and has also been published by The Guardian, Church Music Quarterly and The Independent. His latest book, The Student Voice, aimed at anyone who is serious about working on their voice, was published by Dunedin Academic Press in March 2010.


Gilbert and Sullivan: All at Sixes and Sevens - Biographies

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Colin Baldy
Colin Baldy Colin's career encompasses performing, teaching, writing and directing. As a singer, he is known principally as a character baritone, having worked for many years with companies such as Garsington Opera, Opera Restor'd, The New Savoyards, Opera Interludes, Country Opera etc. In addition, Colin has performed much contemporary music with groups such as the London Sinfonietta, Phoenix and New Chamber Opera. Colin has sung frequently on BBC Radios Two and Three, and has made several CDs; most recently appearing as Bass soloist in Bach's St John Passion (Naxos). In recent years, he has also enjoyed considerable success as a cabaret artist, performing the songs of Noël Coward and contemporaries. As a teacher, Colin has had a long association with the University of Oxford, having been, for many years, the singing teacher at New College. Now, however, he splits his teaching between London and Umbria. He receives frequent invitations to teach around the world, and is a visiting professor at Utah State University (USA), and on the Cisternino choral course, Italy. He is also director of the Scheggino Advanced Course for Singers in Umbria. Colin has directed productions of Cosi fan tutte (two productions), Le nozze di Figaro, Il Seraglio, Trial by Jury (three productions), Il barbiere di Siviglia, L'elisir d'amore, The old maid and the thief, L'enfant et les sortileges, Riders to the Sea, Dido and Aeneas and Venus and Adonis. He is Artistic Director of Hand Made Opera, which he co-founded in 2000. In 2002, Colin published a book on vocal technique for the RSCM (Voice for Life, 5) and has also been published by The Guardian, Church Music Quarterly and The Independent. His latest book, The Student Voice, aimed at anyone who is serious about working on their voice, is published by Dunedin Academic Press in September 2008


Choral Tours, Choral Music: Berkshire Choral Festival

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Colin Baldy
Colin Baldy Colin's career encompasses performing, teaching, writing and directing. As a singer, he is known principally as a character baritone, having worked for many years with companies such as Garsington Opera, Opera Restor'd, The New Savoyards, Opera Interludes, Country Opera etc. In addition, Colin has performed much contemporary music with groups such as the London Sinfonietta, Phoenix and New Chamber Opera. Colin has sung frequently on BBC Radios Two and Three, and has made several CDs; most recently appearing as Bass soloist in Bach's St John Passion (Naxos). In recent years, he has also enjoyed considerable success as a cabaret artist, performing the songs of Noël Coward and contemporaries. As a teacher, Colin has had a long association with the University of Oxford, having been, for many years, the singing teacher at New College. Now, however, he splits his teaching between London and Umbria. He receives frequent invitations to teach around the world, and is a visiting professor at Utah State University (USA), and on the Cisternino choral course, Italy. He is also director of the Scheggino Advanced Course for Singers in Umbria. Colin has directed productions of Cosi fan tutte (two productions), Le nozze di Figaro, Il Seraglio, Trial by Jury (three productions), Il barbiere di Siviglia, L'elisir d'amore, The old maid and the thief, L'enfant et les sortileges, Riders to the Sea, Dido and Aeneas and Venus and Adonis. He is Artistic Director of Hand Made Opera, which he co-founded in 2000. In 2002, Colin published a book on vocal technique for the RSCM (Voice for Life, 5) and has also been published by The Guardian, Church Music Quarterly and The Independent. His latest book, The Student Voice, aimed at anyone who is serious about working on their voice, is published by Dunedin Academic Press in September 2008.


| 4th Weekend - Thaxted Festival

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Colin Baldy (Baritone) / Gulliver Ralston (Piano) - Saturday 15 July, 7.30pm.
Read more > Colin Baldy's and Gulliver Ralston's tribute is built on a winning selection of songs and sketches by Coward and his friends.


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