STUART OVERINGTON

CONDUCTOR - ANIMATEUR - COMPOSER

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A bit about Stuart…

Stuart Overington is an accomplished conductor, vocal animator and composer working between Manchester and London, UK. Having trained as a singer and conductor at the Royal Northern College of Music he is known for his engaging, informative and inclusive style and works with a wide and diverse range of ensembles.

Stuart has established and directed a number of junior, youth and community choirs across the country. He is currently the director of the Royals Northern College of Music Chamber choir snack Symphony Chorus, the Hallé Orchestra’s Youth Choirs and Chethams School of Music Chamber choir as well as regularly running community choir workshops and events.

Stuarts diversity as a conductor is shown in his output Previous projects have included concerts with John Rutter, Stephen Bell, Sir Mark Elder, David Hill and Andrew Greenwood as well many performances for TV and Radio with bands such as Snow Patrol, C Duncan & Elbow. Forthcoming project include St Matthew Passion with Jonathan Peter Kenny & English Touring Opera, a number of concerts with RNCM Chamber choir and Edvard Grieg Kor across UK and Norway and numerous concerts with the Hallé Orchestra including Debussy’s Nocturnes with Sir Mark Elder.

Alongside his choral work, Stuart regularly works on music education projects for various companies including Royal Opera House, Opera North and the Voices Foundation. He is increasingly being recognised as a leader in the field of singing with children and young people.

Stuart is also an experienced composer and arranger writing pieces for junior and youth choirs. In 2015 the Hallé Orchestra and Children’s Choir premiered one of his works at the Bridgewater Hall and is regularly commissioned to write music for children and young people. A number of his songs will be published in the forthcoming book from Boosey & Hawkes’ best selling series Singing Sherlock.


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Stuart is fun and engaging. Every choir session brightens up my day … and I learn loads
Member of Siemens Choir
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Stuart Overington is an accomplished conductor, vocal animator and composer working between Manchester and London, UK.

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Having trained as a singer and conductor at the Royal Northern College of Music he is known for his engaging, informative and inclusive style and works with a wide and diverse range of ensembles.

Stuart has established and directed a number of junior, youth and community choirs across the country. Hu currently runs a number of groups including ensembles from the Royal Northern College of Music, Hallé Orchestra and Chethams School of Music as well as running projects for Opera North and the Royal Opera House.

Stuart is also an experienced composer and arranger writing pieces for junior and youth choirs. in 2015 the Hallé Orchestra and Children’s Choir premiered one of his works at the Bridgewater Hall. A number of his songs will be published in the forthcoming book from Boosey & Hawkes’ best selling series Singing Sherlock.

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