A professional Baritone & Conductor based in London, Jamie studied music at York University and graduated with Distinction from the Royal Academy of Music MA in Vocal performance programme under the tutelage of Alexander Ashworth. Accepted in 2014 on a scholarship, Jamie has undertaken a hugely varied training, including taking him to Italy to perform as Leporello in Mozart’s Don Giovanni and to Germany with the Academy’s Chamber choir.
Jamie completed the Genesis Sixteen scheme in 2015, a training course led by Harry Christophers and has since sung with The Sixteen at the BBC proms in the 2016 season. He joined them again as the bass soloist and chorus member in All The Angels at Shakespeare’s Globe. Jamie is also part of the National Youth Choir’s Fellowship programme this year. A keen educator as well as performer, Jamie works with the London Youth Choir, helping to encourage and teach the next generation of Choral musicians in the UK. As part of a recent US performance tour with American Group Les Canards Chantents Jamie also helped deliver a workshop on Tallis’ Spem in Alium in Philadelphia.
As well as his increasing demand as a soloist and small ensemble singer, In 2015 Jamie joined Gareth Malone on his latest series The Naked Choir as vocal coach and arranger, continuing on to tour the UK in December with Gareth’s Voices ensemble, performing as a soloist in London’s Royal Festival Hall and arranging the finale of the show. Jamie joined the Naked Choir team again year as Vocal coach and arranger for the new series (2016).
Jamie currently sings as a Gentleman of the Chapel Royal at the Tower of London.
Jamie is particularly interested in using technology alongside music, as both a creation tool and for education. He is currently in the process of building an application to help teach music theory to all ages and ability.