James Davey is one of the UK’s most distinguished and respected young choral directors, in demand for his work as conductor, choral education practitioner, arranger and adjudicator.
Formerly the chief choral advisor for the BBC’s sheet music archives, James regularly conducts and prepares choirs for broadcasts on TV and Radio, and he is Director of ChoirFixer Limited, fixing professional ensembles for the entertainment and advertising industries.
James is Musical Director for Chantage (winners of the Malta International Choral Competition 2015 and the BBC Radio 3 Choir of the Year Competition 2006), the Chandos Chamber Choir, Amici Cantate, Halstead Choral and 4Tunes, Channel 4 TV’s award-winning staff choir. He is also a conductor for Music In Offices, the Dart Festival Chorus, Cranleigh Choral Week and the Sherborne Summer School of Music.
He is also a conducting tutor for the Association of British Choral Directors (ABCD) and Association of Irish Choirs (AOIC) and is on the ABCD’s Council of Practitioners, and is a co-founder of the London International Choral Conducting Competition.