Tristan is a conductor, singer, and accompanist based in South London, currently studying towards an MA in Choral Conducting at the Royal Academy of Music and studies under Patrick Russill. At Trinity College, Oxford, he was Conductor of the Trinity College Chapel Choir, Oxford University Chorus, Turl Street Arts Festival Orchestra, and during this time also took up a Young Conducting Scholarship with Sing for Pleasure in 2019. He is currently Director of Music at St Mary the Virgin, Merton Park, an Assistant Leader at the London Youth Choirs, and is delighted to be taking up the post of Voice and Aural Teacher, and Choir Director, with Youth Music Service from September 2023. Alongside this, he is Deputy Artistic Director of Elysium, an organisation which aims to provide musical opportunities to young people who don’t have access to them and has held singing workshops across the UK and abroad. His professional singing work has involved solo performances at venues such as St Martin in the Fields and St Paul’s Knightsbridge, and as a backing singer onstage with London Youth Choirs.
He has worked with a variety of choirs, including a position as Associate Conductor of the North Cotswolds Chamber Choir last year, and runs the Elysium Consort and Chorus, towards termly concerts of both chamber and large-scale choral repertoire. He has led several youth choirs, including at Bloxham School, and recently became an Assistant Leader with the London Youth Cambiata Boys’ Choir. He was recently Conducting Fellow of Hertford Choral Society. Tristan is determined to provide opportunities to musicians of all backgrounds. He recently set up a Children’s Choir at St Luke’s, Woodside, where he was Director of Music until December 2022, and has led singing workshops in the UK and abroad for children and adults alike.