Meet the Musical Director

Our Conductor – David Hynds

David is a musician and teacher working in the South West of the UK. He started learning trumpet at the age of 11, and quickly progressed to many other instruments. He graduated from the University of Surrey with a BMus(Hons) in Music in 2006, and has been working in education ever since.

As a musical director and conductor, David has held such posts as: Conductor of the University of Surrey Windband, Principal Guest Conductor of Frome Symphony, Musical Director of Frome Musical Theatre Company, Merlin Theatre Company, and Spellbound (a youth theatre company), and Musical Director/Choir Leader of the Frome Pub Choir.

As an arranger David has had musical arrangements performed by groups as illustrious as The London Philharmonic Orchestra, as well as brass groups hailing from Romania to Germany, and even a Dulcimer Duo from Maryland, USA.

He is also a keen golfer, and works on his handicap when he has the time!