Christopher Field Ma ARAM LRAM ARCM
Christopher Field has enjoyed a widely varied musical career. As a schoolboy he sang at the coronation service of HM Queen in Westminster Abbey and played double bass in the London Schools Symphony Orchestra. While a choral scholar at Trinity College, Cambridge, he conducted the College Madrigal Choir and played in the University Orchestra. He continued his studies as a scholar at
the Royal Academy of Music and with Frederick Husler in Switzerland on an Arts Council of Great Britain postgraduate award.
His subsequent career as a schoolmaster at Dulwich College was combined with work as a concert baritone, choral conductor, composer and teacher of singing and double bass. For over forty years, various of his teaching works have appeared in the singing and double bass graded examination syllabuses of ABRSM, LCM, TCM and GSMD.
An experienced festival adjudicator and ABRSM diploma examiner, he conducts the City of London Chamber Choir, continues to teach singing and double bass, and has joined forces with the Plaegan Piano Quartet in performances of Schubert’s ‘Trout Quintet’. He was appointed an Associate of the RAM in 1993