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Steven Kings

STEVEN KINGS is conductor of Monmouth Choral Society and Thornbury Choral Society, Assistant Music Director of Bristol Choral Society and, from 2001 to 2014, was Assistant Director of the BBC National Chorus of Wales. He has built up a wide range of experience as choral conductor, chorus master, workshop leader and repetiteur, and he has prepared and performed every kind of choral repertoire from the Medieval to the Twenty-First Century. In 2012 he formed New Bristol Voices, a chamber choir with interests in exploring lesser-known music, performing pieces by living (and/or local) composers, and experimenting with freer notations and unusual layouts within the building space.Steven was educated at the King’s School, Worcester, and studied music at Cambridge University and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He now lives in Bristol where in addition to his work with choirs he is very busy as a piano soloist, accompanist and chamber musician, and as a piano teacher. He has also achieved success as a composer, with a number of prizes and commissions to his name. In 2013 his “Care-Charming Spells” was given its world premiere by Thornbury Choral Society, who commissioned it and to whom it is dedicated. Later that year, New Bristol Voices premiered his cabaret-style setting of short meditative texts entitled “September Zen”.

STEVEN KINGS is conductor of Monmouth Choral Society and Thornbury Choral 
Society, Assistant Music Director of Bristol Choral Society and, from 2001 to 2014, 
was Assistant Director of the BBC National Chorus of Wales. He has built up a wide 
range of experience as choral conductor, chorus master, workshop leader and 
repetiteur, and he has prepared and performed every kind of choral repertoire from 
the Medieval to the Twenty-First Century. In 2012 he formed New Bristol Voices, a 
chamber choir with interests in exploring lesser-known music, performing pieces by 
living (and/or local) composers, and experimenting with freer notations and unusual 
layouts within the building space.
Steven was educated at the King’s School, Worcester, and studied music at 
Cambridge University and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He now lives in 
Bristol where in addition to his work with choirs he is very busy as a piano soloist, 
accompanist and chamber musician, and as a piano teacher. He has also achieved 
success as a composer, with a number of prizes and commissions to his name. In 
2013 his “Care-Charming Spells” was given its world premiere by Thornbury Choral 
Society, who commissioned it and to whom it is dedicated. Later that year, New 
Bristol Voices premiered his cabaret-style setting of short meditative texts entitled 
“September ZenSTEVEN KINGS is conductor of Monmouth Choral Society and Thornbury Choral 

www.stevenkings.co.uk

 

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