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Edward Seymour, Music Director of Richmondshire Choral Society, hails from Lancashire where he began his singing career as a chorister at Blackburn Cathedral. After a music degree at Durham University and PGCE at Lancaster he moved to Worcester in September 2008 to join the cathedral choir. During this time, Edward had a busy diary as an oratorio soloist and consort singer which he worked around full time teaching. He has toured extensively throughout Europe and the USA and broadcast regularly on BBC radio. In September 2014 Edward took up the post of Director of Music at Ripon Grammar School where he leads a busy and exciting music programme.
Having been Acting Musical Director of Richmondshire Choral Society since October 2015, he was confirmed in the post in April 2016.