CHORAL DIRECTOR Abi Moore
Abi Moore is a singer/songwriter, vocal workshop leader, choral arranger and Musical Director for Lincolnshire’s biggest acappella choir, Totally Vocally. She recently took them to New York to perform with stars from the Pitch Perfect films and Pentatonix, in front of 3,000 people at the Lincoln Center. She has also performed as a Guest Soloist with gospel choirs, singing for Archbishop Desmond Tutu at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. Abi sang backing vocals for Prince tribute band New Purple Celebration during their 2017 UK tour and has released three albums of original material, supporting artists such as Midge Ure, 10CC and Big Country. She recently signed a publishing deal which enables her choral arrangements to be sold worldwide by the Hal Leonard publishing company.
She lives in Nottingham, where she also leads the Nottingham Voice Collective singing workshops.
MUSIC DIRECTOR James Waymont
James is a versatile film & television music composer, drummer, orchestrator, arranger and sound editor/mixer. Having graduated from the University of Manchester in 2015 with a 1st Class degree in Music, he went on to complete his MA in Composition of Music for Film & TV in 2017 at the University of Bristol, graduating with a Distinction.
As a screen media composer, he has written music for usage on multiple Channel 5 programmes, promotional films for the University of Manchester, theatre productions, iOS games, short independent drama films, and the multi award-winning documentary film ‘Rancheros del Jaguar’.
Alongside his composing work, James performs regularly as a drummer and percussionist, playing for various theatre productions for shows performed at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the M&S Bank Arena Auditorium in Liverpool, as well as performing in multiple orchestras, brass bands and function bands for events across the UK.
Combining all his previous experiences of composing, arranging and theatre, James is very excited to be directing the music for such a unique and immersive event.