Mark Shepherd read Music at Oxford, and was Organ Scholar of Exeter College, studying with Nicolas Kynaston and David Sanger. He held a number of Church and Cathedral Appointments, including Tewkesbury Abbey, St Mary’s Warwick and Lichfield Cathedral. He was conductor of Schola Cantorum of Oxford, touring extensively with the choir and releasing a number of acclaimed recordings and winning the international choral competition in Osaka. At that time he was an Academic Studies Lecturer at the Royal Academy of Music, before taking up his current appointment as Director of Music at Charterhouse.
The “Come and Sing” event is open to all singers. Arrival at St Mary’s is for a 4.00 p.m. rehearsal start. A cup of tea is provided between the rehearsal and the service which begins at 6.30 p.m. All Welcome. Music is provided. Just come and sing!