English Arts Chorale

Jamie Wright (baritone)

Jamie read music at the University of York and undertook the vocal performance Masters programme at the Royal Academy of Music, graduating with distinction.

He is an alumnus of the National Youth Choir Fellowship & Genesis Sixteen training schemes, and performed with The Sixteen in the 2016 BBC Proms. He has since joined them as the bass soloist in All the Angels at Shakespeare’s Globe, a staging of the first performance of Handel’s Messiah.

One of Making Music’s Selected Artists for 2019-20, Jamie has performed in some of the UK’s most prestigious concert venues including Birmingham Symphony Hall, Bridgewater Hall, and The Royal Festival Hall as part of a UK tour with Gareth Malone’s Voices, for whom he arranged music and performed. Also a keen educator, Jamie works with Welsh National Opera, Spitalfields music and also London Youth Choir & National Youth Choir as a teacher, conductor and workshop leader. He has recently developed a music theory teaching application, Muso with his company Theoretical.

Alongside television work and vocal coaching, Jamie is also a chorister at the Tower of London Chapel Royal, musical director of Billericay Choral Society, and on the odd occasion that he is not making music, can be usually be found playing with technology or cooking.

March 2019

Jamie is the bass soloist in EAC's performance of Messiah on 6th April 2019, in St Mary's Reigate.