Fanfare for Lyme Bay Chorale’s MD following Mozart concert
PUBLISHED: 07:00 15 February 2016 | UPDATED: 09:01 17 February 2016
Lyme Bay Chorale celebrated the success of its recent Mozart Concert at its annual general meeting recently.
At a supper to mark the occasion, the choir presented its musical director, Alex Davies, with a painting by David Highet, of St Michael’s Parish Church, Lyme Regis, where Alex is organist and choir master.
Chairman Nigel Whittaker thanked him for his commitment and dedication.
He said: “This choir brings so much pleasure into the lives of so many. You should be very proud of your achievements.”
Alex thanked the choir for the picture and praised the singers for their hard work, the support they give him and also for gaining the recognition of one of Britain’s most internationally famous conductors, Sir Neville Marriner, who became their patron in 2015.
For information about the Chorale’s next performance, visit lymebaychorale.co.uk
Alex Davies trained at Trinity College of Music and worked at various London churches with professional choirs and as a cathedral organ scholar before moving back to his home town of Lyme Regis, where he combines work in the family business with his role as a freelance musician.
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