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Music Director

Tim Horton

Music Director

Tim was born in 1970 and received his musical education at Sevenoaks School and Jesus College, Cambridge, where he was Organ Scholar. He gained his ARCO and FRCO diplomas, with top marks and prizes for both. He was Assistant Master of Music at Sheffield Cathedral and Director of Music at the School of S. Mary and S. Anne, Abbots Bromley, before moving to London.

For 15 years, Tim was Director of Chapel Music at the Guards Chapel in London, co-ordinating and conducting the music for many prestigious events, a music teacher, and later Director of Music, at The Hall School, Hampstead.

He was Acting Director of Music at the Chapel Royal, St James' Palace for six months in 2017, during which time he took charge of the music for the Queen's traditional annual distribution of the Royal Maundy in Leicester Cathedral.

In 2015 he was appointed as Head of the Preparatory School at Old Palace of John Whitgift School in Croydon.

Tim has been the Music Director of the Croydon Bach Choir since 2001.