Alexander Jaye / Conductor
Alexander Jaye is a composer, conductor, tenor and accompanist based in London, having recently achieved first-class honours from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, winning two graduate awards, and a Masters with distinction from the Royal Academy of Music.
During his time as a student, Alexander accompanied, and later became assistant musical director for, the 40-strong London Humanist Choir, performing with them at Cadogan Hall, Camden Roundhouse, Sheldonian Theatre and the Stavanger Konzerthus. He has also performed various musical direction and accompanying roles with Vivo D’arte and in 2015, musically directed Sara Pascoe’s Christmas Assembly at the Battersea Arts Centre.
As a singer, Alexander has had solo operatic engagements at Grimeborn Festival (Le 66 triptych), Tete-A-Tete Opera Festival (Boys Of Paradise) and Vivo D’Arte (La Boheme), also singing as the tenor choral scholar at St. Luke’s Chelsea under director Jeremy Summerly since 2017, and regularly freelances as a choral tenor in London.
As a composer, commissions and collaborations have come from the likes of Royal Northern Sinfonia, CHROMA Ensemble, EXAUDI Vocal Ensemble, London Contemporary Orchestra, Tritium Trio, City Chamber Choir, and the soloists Aino Konnka, Huw Watkins, Michael Foyle, Jonathan Powell. Alex also has much experience as a choral, orchestral & jazz arranging, having arranged for London Musical Theatre Orchestra, Orchestra of the Royal Opera House (Fanfares), an evening of Protest Cabaret with writer Paul Morley, and releasing a jazz album “A Winter Journey” in October 2019.