New Sussex Singers
We are a premier chamber choir based in
Sussex, United Kingdom. Each year we perform in a number of public
and private concerts, generally in the South of England. We have
also undertaken overseas tours to Europe and the USA. We rehearse
weekly in either Haywards Heath or Lewes.
New Sussex Singers appoint new Music Director
Alex Roose was born and raised in Adelaide, South Australia. He
read European Languages and History at The Australian National
University and Music at the University of Melbourne. Since moving to
Britain in 2007 he has enjoyed a busy and varied performing career,
primarily as a choral and solo singer.
As a student he was Assistant Director of Music at St Paul’s Church,
Manuka and co-founded the chamber opera company Tuckerbox Opera. He
went on to appear as guest conductor with the Victorian Youth
Symphony Orchestra and directed a number of choral and instrumental
concerts. In 2010 he moved to Sussex and has been engaged from time
to time as assistant chorus master of the Brighton Festival Chorus.
Local singing engagements have included appearances as bass soloist
for the Brighton Fringe concert “Farewell the Trumpet” and Rossini’s
Petite Messe Solennelle with Eastbourne Choral Society.
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