Assistant Music Director - Isaac Conroy

Isaac is a musician and scholar working in the North East, dividing most of his time between part time A Level music teaching at a school in Stockton and PhD study at Durham University. He is delighted to be working with such a vibrant and ambitious group of singers and their expert director John Forsyth.

Over the last few years, he has been involved with a variety of ensembles. During his taught degrees, he was Assistant Director for the University Choral Society and Musical Director of the University Brass Band. He is currently a tenor choral scholar with Hild-Bede Chapel Choir. As well as being Assistant Director for Cleveland Philharmonic Choir, he is also Assistant Accompanist for Durham Choral Society.

He is in his fifth year at Durham having graduated with a BA in Music (First Class) and MA Musicology (Distinction). He also holds performance diplomas, most notably a DipABRSM in Tuba and LRSM in Piano (with Keyboard Accompaniment as a specialism).

His PhD examines large-scale structures in so-called “progressive rock” using formal and computer-assisted analysis. Further research information regarding this can be found on his Durham Research Profile.

https://www.dur.ac.uk/music/staff/?id=18778