Cathal Garvey Musical Director

Cathal Garvey

Musical Director

Irish conductor Cathal Garvey, studied at the prestigious College of Moscow Conservatory and has been Musical Director since 2009. Currently on the conducting staff of the Royal Academy of Music, he brings vast experience of conducting and meticulous attention to detail to his work with the choir.
He sets high standards both in rehearsal and performance so that concerts are invariably well received as a real showcase for the choir. In 2019, he was awarded an Honorary ARAM by the Royal Academy of Music.   


Janet Coxwell Assistant Chorus Master

Janet Coxwell

Assistant Chorus Master

Janet Coxwell has had a long and happy association with Newbury Choral Society and the Cecilia Consort. After a wonderful career of 23 years travelling the world with The Tallis Scholars, she teaches singing to individuals and groups in and around Newbury.


Steve Bowey Accompanist

Steve Bowey B.Eng, FRCO


Steve Bowey made his home in Newbury through his work at Vodafone. His extra-mural interests centre on the enormous contribution to the musical life of Newbury, where he has worked with a host of choirs. He has received many awards for organ, leading to the Fellowship Diploma of the Royal College of Organists

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