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David Hill appointed as international chair of choral conducting at Royal Northern College of Music

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David Hill appointed as international chair of choral conducting at Royal Northern College of Music

The Royal Northern College of Music has appointed David Hill as international chair in choral conducting. As well as being the musical director for the Bach Choir, David is the principal conductor of the Yale Schola Cantorum, musical director of Leeds Philharmonic Society and associate guest conductor of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra.

He was the chief conductor of the BBC Singers from 2009 to 2017 and is a former music director of Southern Sinfonia.

A champion of new music, he has premiered works from composers including Judith Bingham, Bob Chilcott, Gabriel Jackson, James Macmillan, Philip Moore, Sir John Tavener and Jonathan Dove.