Keith Orrell

pre-convention course | Saturday

Keith Orrell is a versatile and vibrant choral and orchestral conductor and music leader. He is currently the Musical Director of the Liverpool Welsh Choral and the William Byrd Singers of Manchester.  

For the past seven years he has been Vocal Projects Leader for Wigan Music Service. In this capacity he directs Wigan Youth Choir and Wigan Junior Youth Choir, and conducts Wigan Youth Orchestra. He is also a dedicated church musician, organist, pianist, and the Director of Music at the church of St Agnes and St Pancras in south Liverpool.  

He was Chorus Master of the Hallé Choir in Manchester for seven years, and has acted as a guest Chorus Master for other symphony choruses in the UK, including the BBC Symphony Chorus. He has also led children’s choirs, youth choirs, and larger mixed adult choirs including the Birmingham Singers, Stone Choral Society, and the Staffordshire Youth Choir.  

He continues to lead choral workshops and courses, including conducting courses for the Association of British Choral Directors.