Organist and Director of Music Domenico was appointed Organist and Director of Music at St John’s in October 2018. He is a graduate of the Royal College of Music, London, where he gained his Bachelor's Degree in Piano and Organ performance in 2016, and his Masters’ Degree in Organ, Conducting and Musicology in 2019. Having graduated in Classics in 2012, Domenico enjoys teaching languages as well as collaborating as an author and translator with various editors and organizations, including the Poetry Society. He is also a school teacher, teaching music, Italian, Latin, and Ancient Greek.
Associate Director of Music Matthew started singing in choirs from a very young age. He was educated at the Judd School in Tonbridge, and went on to read Music at Trinity College Cambridge. At university, he sang regularly with the chapel choirs of Queens’ and Emmanuel colleges, where he benefited from fantastic training which included regular chapel services, tours and professional recordings. His main professional role is as Director of Music of a boys’ grammar school in south-east London. He has continued to sing since qualifying as a teacher of Music, in addition to developing proficiency as a director of choirs and instrumental groups. He joined the Schola Cantorum of St John’s Church Fulham in 2009, under the then director Benjamin Woodward. Nowadays, Matthew’s role at St John’s involves assisting the DoM as both an accompanist and conductor.
Accompanist and Music Consultant Andrew Robinson studied at the Royal College of Music where he is now a professor, specialising in the song repertoire both in classes and with individuals. He also coaches opera singers, and is a choral accompanist and repetiteur. As a collaborative pianist he has given recitals with both singers and instrumentalists throughout Europe, as well as in America, Canada, Pakistan, Israel and Lebanon, and has broadcast on BBC Radio and Television. Andrew also enjoys performing cabaret, and accompanying our Schola Cantorum.