Tobias Wolf was appointed the new Musical Director of the newly formed Braeside and Mannofield Community Choir. The Braeside and Monnofield Community Council has been working working with the West Locality Leadership Group in establishing a Community Choir in the area. The formation of a choir has a number of benefits to individuals and the community as a whole. The initiative was well supported by thirty attendees of in the Choir's inaugural meeting.
With their new Music Director Tobias Wolf they have found a German Conductor and Composer who studied in Cologne and Bonn in Germany before coming to Aberdeen in 2015. His career in the music industry started with a position at the International Beethovenfest Bonn and a liaison with international participants including the world’s most renowned orchestras, soloists and conductors. Tobias conducts ensembles at the University of Aberdeen and is Director of the Aberdeen based King’s Philharmonic Wind Orchestra. As this year’s James Lobban Conducting Scholar, he worked with Aberdeen Bach Choir, performing with Soloists Dame Emma Kirkby and more. He has toured countries all over Europe as a trumpeter and has as a Tenor taken part in the top 3 UK classical charts album ‘Immortal Memory’ with Royal-wedding composer and Professor of Composition in Aberdeen, Paul Mealor. He has performed for members of the Royal family, including HM The Queen and the Chancellor of the University of Aberdeen, The Duchess of Rothesay. The choir have started rehearsing with Tobias already and the first meetings were a great success. All involved are excited and looking forward to the future ensemble work together.
Braeside and Mannofield Community Choir meets at Airyhall Library every Tuesday at 6.30pm. All interested are welcome, there are no auditions and no previous experience required. The choir is keen to ensure that the objective of the group was to meet, sing and socialise and learn develop musically exploring a broad range of repertoire in a variety of genres.
The more people who come along, the more fun the evenings will be - so, if you are interested in singing, playing a musical instrument or helping the choir in some other way get in touch or just come along to a rehearsal. If you want more details then email Audrey Harvey on email@example.com.