About Us

Here you can read about our conductor, our accompanist and some of the other artists who we have worked with.

The Milton Keynes Chorale promotes the enjoyment of good music in a friendly atmosphere in Milton Keynes and beyond. We are proud of our very high musical standards and broad repertoire which encompasses classical and modern works.

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     Milton Keynes Chorale
          The Choir Background

Milton Keynes Chorale was founded by Hilary Davan Wetton in September 1974 to promote the enjoyment of good music by offering performances of highest artistic standards in a friendly atmosphere.

Our membership now numbers around 90 choristers. We regularly perform with about 80 singers, giving four performances a year read more »

     Mark Jordan
          Musical Director

Mark is a freelance musician who works in all aspects of choral music. He is highly regarded as a choral conductor and also works as a répétiteur.

He is the Musical Director of one of Oxford’s premier chamber choirs, Oxford Pro Musica Singers and is a member of the choral read more »

     Alex Aitken
          Assistant Musical Director and Accompanist

Alex read Music and was Organ Scholar at St Catharine’s College, Cambridge and now enjoys a national reputation as an outstanding conductor, pianist and organist, maintaining an extensive, busy and varied schedule working with a number of the UK’s most eminent musicians, ensembles and organisations. In addition to his freelance read more »

     Victoria Ely
          Music Director, 2015-2017

An Australian conductor, educator and arts manager, Victoria completed a double Bachelor’s degree in Commerce and Music at Monash University in 2007, where she studied classical piano performance with Dr Kenji Fujimura and Glenn Riddle. In 2012, she relocated to the UK where she completed the MMus Choral Conducting course read more »

     Oliver Neal Parker
          Music Director, 2014

Oliver Neal Parker trained at Northampton Music School, University of Surrey, University of Freiburg, Germany, and The Juilliard School in New York City, as both a singer and conductor.

He began his conducting career as Music Director of Guildford Opera, where productions included Handel Samson, Mozart Le nozze di read more »

     Tom Appleton
          Music Director, 2010-2013

Tom Appleton began his musical career as a chorister at St. Paul‘s Cathedral under the direction of John Scott. He enjoyed singing in many high profile events, recordings, and tours, and in 1996 he was cast in the role of Miles in Benjamin Britten‘s The Turn of the Screw to read more »

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