Head of Music

Warren Trevelyan-Jones was born in the United Kingdom, and began his singing career as a Choral Scholar and Lay Clerk in Exeter Cathedral Choir, graduating in Music at the University in 1988. In 1993, he qualified as a music therapist at Bristol University and became a Lay Clerk in Winchester Cathedral Choir, combining freelance singing with work in music therapy. In 1999 he was appointed Lay Vicar in the Choir of Westminster Abbey, London. In 2001 he co-founded the group Ensemble Plus Ultra with Michael Noone and has been fully involved with the administration and direction of the group in addition to contributing as a singer. The group was recently awarded a Deutsche Gramophon Award for its series of 10 CDs of music by Victoria for Archiv. In 2008, with Peter Tregear, Warren founded The Consort of Melbourne and has directed them in a series of concerts at the new Melbourne Recital Centre and for Music Viva Australia.

 

Warren is also a regular member of many of the leading early music ensembles both in Britain and abroad. These include Vocalconsort Berlin, The Gabrieli Consort, Taverner Consort, Orchestra of the Renaissance, The King's Consort, Dunedin Consort, Collegium Vocale of Ghent and La Chapelle Royale of Paris. He has also performed with The Sixteen and The Tallis Scholars. Warren has travelled extensively and appeared on over 60 CD recordings, on many television and radio broadcasts, and in many of the world's leading music festivals and concert halls. He is also an experienced singing teacher, has held posts at Winchester College, and was the vocal coach to the Choristers and Choral Scholars of Portsmouth Cathedral in the UK.