We are very fortunate to have two wonderful professional singers as our patrons.

Philippa Hyde studied singing at the Royal Academy of Music and is an experienced live performer and recording artist. She appears regularly at the Wigmore Hall and on London’s South Bank as well as at venues across the UK. She has also taught at the Royal Northern College of Music, Leeds University and Eltham College. www.philippahydesoprano.com

Paul Esswood studied at the Royal College of Music and made his professional debut in a performance of the Messiah for the BBC. He has sung on more than 150 recordings, and was a founder member of a capella group Pro Cantione Antiqua.