Choir tutor: Simon Carr-Minns

"Never allow anyone to prevent you from doing what in your heart you know you were born to do.”

Former Head of Music and Musical Director at The Italia Conti Academy of Theatre Arts in London for the last 19 years, Simon Carr-Minns a highly experienced Vocal and Musical Director with extensive experience in working with Directors, Choreographers and Sound Technicians in both rehearsals and performance situations.

Simon studied piano and voice at the Royal College of Music in London, and has been successful in choral and vocal performance in the UK. Simon writes his own music and arranges music for orchestral and band scores.

Simon’s most recent work as Musical Director include Where The Rainbow Ends (2015 UK Workshop Tour & Performances), Waiting In The Wings – CTD Theatre Co (2014 Nov Musical Theatre Showcase –Soho Theatre), Musical Theatre Workshops for MIND (MIND In Harrow 2015) & MD for MacGregor, A New Musical Demo Workshop 2014. Over the years he has also been Musical Director for well known shows such as Grease, Little Shop of Horrors, Tonight's The Night (The Rod Stewart Musical), Cinderella, and Bugsy Malone to mention a few.