Gareth is well known in the UK and around the world as a choral animateur, singer, composer and workshop leader. He has won two BAFTAS for his BBC Two series The Choir which is now in its fourteenth year of production. Other achievements include working as artistic director for a Royal Opera House community opera, working with orchestra and opera education departments including the LSO, Philharmonia, Glyndebourne and ENO Baylis.
Gareth has had three number one records in the UK with the Military Wives Choir and the ‘Gareth Malone All Star Choir’ for Children in Need. His 2014 series The Big Performance 3 won the Royal Television Society award for best children’s television and Gareth Goes to Glyndebourne won an International Emmy in 2011.
Gareth is a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music where he studied with Janice Chapman and Jonathan Papp. He was awarded an honorary doctorate from the University of East Anglia and Freedom of the City of London in 2010. In 2012 he was made OBE in the Queen’s birthday honours for services to music.
Gareth continues to run choirs, compose with young people and to work with emerging artists. He has recorded with some of the leading performers in the UK and is currently working on his third album.