David Beer

Adjudicator
: Music
Principal Instrument: Piano, Voice
Music classes offered: Choral, Musical theatre, Piano, Vocal
Qualifications: BA(Hons),FLCM,PGCE
This Adjudicator is available for international engagements

About

David is a professional conductor and pianist. He taught music in schools, before embarking on a full-time career as a freelance conductor.

He has conducted many West End and international touring shows including Fame, Guys and Dolls, Me and My Girl, We Will Rock You, Cats, Aspects of Love, Jesus Christ Superstar and Joseph and appeared on TV, radio, played on film soundtracks, and recorded 3 original cast albums.

He was Director of Music at the BRIT School for Performing Arts, Director of Performance at the Academy of Contemporary Music and has been a vocal coach and singing teacher at many leading drama colleges (Guildhall, GSA, Italia Conti, RADA, Arts Educational Schools, Emil Dale Academy, Stella Mann, ACM). He works regularly as Musical Director at Arts Educational Schools London, and Chichester University.

David is an examiner for London College of Music, and was recently awarded an FLCM for Professional Achievement. He has been a Music Mentor for Music For Youth for several years, is an Adjudicator member of the British and International Federation of Festivals and has adjudicated many festivals nationwide.

He now lives in Lincolnshire, teaches singing and piano, and conducts and accompanies adult and children’s choirs.