Musical Director - James Crawshaw


The Weatherbury Singers are pleased to have James Crawshaw as Director of Music.

Recently retired from Head of Music at the Carter Community School in Poole, following a fourteen year incumbency, James gained a BA 1st Class Hons music degree from Guildford University (taken at the Roehampton Institute).

However, James had discovered choral music at a far earlier date, initially as a boy soprano at Repton School. He later became Head Chorister whilst singing as a bass baritone.

During this time James experienced a wide repertoire of music including: five years of ecclesiastical music, anthems, oratorios and masses;concerts, weddings and public ceremonies. He has also formed a madrigal choir.

James has a wide experience of running singing groups and choirs of various styles.