Greg Hallam is an esteemed choral director, singer and teacher. He is Musical Director of Swansea Bach Choir, Reading Festival Chorus and Bracknell Choral Society. A graduate of the Royal Academy of Music and Royal College of Music, in 2019 Greg was awarded an ARAM (Associate of the Royal Academy of Music) for his significant contribution to the music profession.
He is particularly proud to have helped set up the London Youth Choir, directing their boys and training choirs and delivering workshops as part of their ‘Aspire’ scheme. Greg was Assistant Music Director of the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain for several years and founded the Ulster Youth Junior Choir.
As singing teacher at Wellington College and Christchurch Cathedral School, Oxford, Greg teaches individual lessons to young singers aged 8-18. He delivers regular workshops for the Worcester College, Oxford chapel choir, providing vocal tuition to undergraduate students and helping produce their four most recent recordings.
He is tutor to postgraduate choral conducting students at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, guiding them in use of gesture and technique and how to lead efficient and effective rehearsals. Greg's conducting and rehearsing style is drawn from his experiences as a singer. As a baritone, Greg has sung with a number of groups including London Voices, Philharmonia Voices, Voces8 and Dieci Voices.
June 2023 marked the first of Greg’s ‘Choral Retreats’, held at Glansevin Mansion in Llangadog, where 24 people met to sing gorgeous a cappella music and eat fabulous food!