About

London’s first Trans* choir, designed to make use of unique voices and offer a safe and welcoming environment for all of us to be heard. The choir is non-auditioned and open to all; we’ll never ask you to disclose or prove your identity. If you feel this is the choir for you, you are welcome.

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About your Director:

Stephen has been an active musician for over a decade. He holds a BMus (Performance) from the University of British Columbia and an Mmus (Solo Performance) from McGill University. Stephen has performed with the Vancouver Symphony Orchestra, Vancouver Miniaturist Ensemble, Designs in Harmony Orchestra, Letter Four Quartet and behind open doors arts collective. He was a featured performer at Bohlen-Pierce Symposium, Boston, Listening Bodies Symposium, Montreal, Mercredimusics series, Montreal and Sonic Boom, Vancouver. Stephen is in the UK as the result of a generous grant from the Canada Council for the Arts.

As an actor Stephen is Artistic director of Improvable and has been improvising for 7 years. He currently also plays with The Verbs, house team of theNursery theatre, interdisciplinary group Zootropic, and in twoprovs The Eh Team with Kit Harmon and The Happiest People in the World with Erick Castellan. Stephen teaches improv through Improvable and The Nursery and loves to share the joy of it. He has studied improv through i/o Chicago, The Nursery, The Free Association, Upright Citizen’s Brigade, Hoopla, The Maydays, Music Box, Showstoppers, Imprology, and with many visiting artists including Dave Razowsky, Bill Arnett, Tim Sozko, Heather Anne Campbell, Deanna Fleysher, and Lydia Hensler.

Stephen loves to perform and is one of the world’s most cheerful people when playing or teaching. His day job as a clarinettist, conductor, and music teacher, and his evenings as an improviser mean he feels wonderfully at home on stage. When coaching both music and improv he prides himself of creating a positive environment so that players can perform at their best.