Jake SnowdonSJake Snowdon - Tenor Singer/Actor. Studied with Keith Davis at the University of Southampton. Jake is a versatile actor-musician who trained at the Guildford School of Acting and has a BA in Music from Southampton University. He is a tenor singer (classical, musical theatre and contemporary), pianist and guitarist. Jake was a choral scholar with Cantores Michaelis and has sung with professional choirs Blossom Street and The Mozart Festival Chorus. Jake has been teaching privately and with other organisations for several years. He currently works at Chinthurst school as choirmaster and music teacher. In concert his professional engagements include soloist work for Witt Studio's 'Beyond The Mask', Handel's Messiah and a world premiere of Michael Finnissy's completion of Mozart's Requiem. Jake has worked with several theatre organisations as an actor-musician including Theatre Exchange, Rainbow Theatre, Conn-Artists Theatre Co. and Stem Collective. Jake has taken additional training short courses with LAMDA, Act Up, Abingdon, Barefoot Opera and Body Opera.
Andrew HamiltonBritish Baritone Andrew Hamilton is in his first year on the Guildhall School of Music and Drama’s Opera School programme, studying with John Evans. Previously he completed the Masters of Music course, also at the Guildhall School. He also completed an undergraduate degree in music at the University of Southampton, where he was a choral scholar, studying with Ian Caddy and Keith Davis. Recent performances and highlights include the role of Diener in Capriccio as a 2018 Alvarez Young Artist at Garsington Opera, where he also appeared as chorus in Die Zauberflöte.. He is appearing as Starveling in Britten's A Midsummer Night's Dream, also at the Guildhall School.Andrew was the winner of the 2017 English Song prize at the Guildhall School. He is a Horner's Becker Scholar and is generously supported by the Worshipful Company of Horners.
Andrew very recently made an appearance in semi-final of the prestigous Kathleen Ferrier award.