Emma Trounson – Musical Director Choral Conductor
Emma is a professional choral conductor, soprano and teacher of singing, conducting, violin and viola. Emma graduated from Bristol University with a BA(hons) in Music and French in 2010 and from Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama with an MA in Choral Conducting in 2012.
She works as a Choral Director at Leicester Cathedral where she assists in the training of the choristers and teaches singing to classes of children in Leicestershire schools. Emma is Joint Head of Music at Leicester Preparatory School with a responsibility for Choral Education. She is the Director of the Children’s Choir at All Saints with Holy Trinity Parish Church, Loughborough and directs three Leicester-based adult choirs: Fosse Singers, Semper Singers and Corah. Emma is also a Singing Teacher at Stoneygate School. She regularly performs classical and jazz recitals for babies and toddlers through the Leicestershire company ‘BabyGigs’.
Performing highlights include singing the soprano solo in Schubert: Mass in G live on BBC 1 as part of the Easter Day service broadcast live on BBC1 from Leicester Cathedral in 2014. She sang as part of the choir for the reinterment services for Richard III and subsequently commissioned a primary schools cantata ‘The King in the Car Park’ for which she conducted the première. Later that year she conducted Fosse Singers as they sang the National Anthems for all three Rugby World Cup games which took place at Leicester’s King Power Stadium.
Emma conducted the Galenicals Chamber Orchestra in her second year and the Bristol University Chamber Choir in her final year. Emma has also been the Musical Director of Redland Green Community Chorus in Bristol, Cheddar Male Choir and St. Cecilia Singers of Rushden, Northamptonshire.
For more information, please visit emmatrounson.com.