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Conductors of the Choir

Conductors/Musical Directors of the Choir

Present Musical Director:  
Stephen Doughty


Stephen Doughty took up post with the Choir as its new Musical Director on 1st April 2017.

Stephen read Music at the University of Edinburgh before graduating with a Master’s Degree from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow, in 1997.

He enjoys a varied career as a freelance musician, arranger and orchestrator. He plays harpsichord/organ continuo and orchestral piano with all the Scottish orchestras as well as the Ulster Orchestra

Stephen is also Musical Director of the Garleton Singers and Chorus Master of Belfast Philharmonic Choir.

Read more about Stephen Doughty here.

Previous conductors

2017 –          Stephen Doughty

2016-2017  Stephen Doughty (Guest)

2016-2016  Steven Griffin (Guest)

1992 – 2016 Neil Mantle MBE

1988 – 1992 Philip Rossiter

1988 – 1988 Dr Jeremy Cox (Guest)

1984 – 1987 John D Grundy

1961 – 1984 James Sloggie OBE

1928 – 1961 Dr Mary Grierson

1920 – 1928 Dr J Douglas H Dickson

1911 – 1920 Dr Charles H.F. O’Brien

1910 – 1911 J. Millar Craig