WEEK ONE 29 July to 5 August
WEEK TWO 5 to 12 August
David Elwin was a scholarship holder at the Royal Academy of Music where he studied with Jean Harvey, Max Pirani, Rex Stephens and Wilfrid Parry. His first professional work was in music staff positions with the Royal and English National Ballet Companies. He subsequently decided to pursue a freelance career and now combines activities as an accompanist and duo parer, soloist, singer’s coach and piano teacher.
He was for eight years répétiteur for the distinguished husband and wife voice trainers Audrey Langford and Andrew Field, working with many distinguished singers such as Joan Rogers, Susan Bullock, Martyn Hill and Stephen Varcoe.
David has worked with numerous semi-professional opera companies. In 2001 he was official accompanist for the inaugural London Lieder Group Prize for Lieder Performance. He has considerable experience as a choral accompanist, having worked, amongst others with the London Philharmonic Chorus, Goldsmith’s Choral Union and Vasari Singers. He has been a regular répétiteur and performer with the Dulwich Choral Society since 2000.