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Christopher Fossey

Musical Director

1st Class BMus Composition

Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
Christopher Fossey is a musician and teacher currently based in the Welsh capital of Cardiff, working variously as a freelance composer and arranger, accompanist and musical director.  He trained at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and was the recipient of the 2010 RWCMD Composition Prize.
 
As composer and arranger, Christopher worked with Welsh singer-songwriter Anthony Reynolds on 'A Small Spit of Land', a large-scale biographical song cycle which was premiered in April 2013 featuring string players of Sinfonia Cymru. Recently, Christopher completed substantial orchestrations and arrangements for 'Shows and Soundtracks' which is currently being toured through Wales’ theatres and concert venues by the Welsh Musical Theatre Orchestra with a host of 
West End singers. 
 
As an accompanist, Christopher is in much demand and regularly plays for repertoire classes and masterclasses on the MA Musical Theatre course at RWCMD.  For the Young Actors Studio at RWCMD he is an Acting Through Song tutor and accompanist.  Elsewhere, he is the resident accompanist and co-assistant musical director for the South Wales Gay Men’s Chorus who have performed in numerous venues across South Wales and the UK. 
 
As musical director, Christopher worked with Cardiff-based Equinox Theatre on 'When You Say Goodbye', a new musical based around the songs of Harry Parr-Davies and Marguerite Monnot which toured several South Wales venues and performed at the London Theatre Workshop last year.  As musical director and rehearsal accompanist Christopher has also worked nationally with Youth Music Theatre UK, as well as locally with Superstars in the Making, Orbit Theatre Co. and The Unknown Theatre Co.

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