Chaps Choir founder & director
Dominic has been facilitating group singing since 2009. He’s led workshops and founded singing experiences for community groups, office workers, school children, vulnerable people, prisoners as well as professional musicians. In 2013 Dominic founded Chaps Choir to encourage more men to join singing communities. In response to its success he set-up Bellow Fellows, the first accessible and inclusive male community singing chorus in London. Chaps Choir has appeared on national TV, had articles written about it and become a positive symbol for men singing together.
Previously Dominic has led and arranged music for The Pop-up Choir, The Landmark Singers, Euphonix Choir, Barnes Community Choir and run workshops for Voicelab, Southbank Centre, Spitalfield’s Music, Sadler’s Wells, The Arvon Trust, Opera North, Wilderness Festival, Port Eliot, The Orpheus Centre and other arts organisations around the UK.
Dominic sings with the London Vocal Project, directed by jazz composer and educator Pete Churchill. The choir has collaborated with artists such as Bobby McFerrin, Micha Paris, Jon Hendricks & Norma Winstone. Since 2015 he has been touring the UK & Europe with Australian male troupe The Spooky Men’s Chorale and its smaller British incarnation 'A Fistful of Spookies’.
As an arranger and MD he has collaborated with soul singer Omar, Stephen Coates (The Real Tuesday Weld), artist Hetain Patel, Daylight Music, Samantha Whates, Hattie Webb & the Irene Taylor Trust.
Dominic studied music at Southampton University and has trained with Associated Board of Choral Conductors & Spitalfield's Music apprentice scheme.