Music Director

Michael Veazey

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Michael was educated in Gloucestershire and has been conducting since the age of 16.  

He studied music at Leeds University, The Franz Liszt Academy in Weimar (Germany), where he studied Conducting as a joint principal study, and the Royal Northern College of Music, Manchester.

Full-time study of orchestral and choral conducting at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, followed, where his teachers included Howard Williams, of English National Opera, Adrian Partington, Artistic Director of the BBC National Chorus of Wales, and Anthony Negus and Gareth Jones of Welsh National Opera in Opera Coaching (Répétiteur studies). 

Michael has been the music director of multiple choral societies and choirs over the past two decades. He directed Godalming Choral Society for 10 years, a chorus of more than 100 members, where he conducted large-scale choral works such as the Verdi Requiem and Elgar’s The Dream of Gerontius with full orchestras and professional soloists.

More recently Michael has also been the music director of Brent Opera, where he directed Verdi’s Rigoletto and Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana from the piano. He has also worked regularly with UCL Opera as a Répétiteur. 

Michael is currently the Music Director of Potter’s Bar Choral Society in Hertfordshire and, since Jan 2024, of Ealing Voices in West London.  
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