David Skinner

David Skinner is a renowned scholar and director. He was co-founder of The Cardinall’s Musick in 1989, and has also worked with The Tallis Scholars, The Sixteen, the Hilliard Ensemble and The King’s Singers.

Alamire was founded in 2005 as an extension to his research and performance activities. David is an engaging director and presenter; alongside work for BBC radio he is currently music advisor for an upcoming series on BBC TV. David is Fellow, Tutor, and Osborn Director of Music at Sidney Sussex College, University of Cambridge where he teaches historical and practical topics from the medieval and renaissance

periods. He directs the Choir of Sidney Sussex College, with whom he has toured and made highly acclaimed recordings. David is frequently invited to lead workshops and coach choirs throughout Europe and the USA. Upcoming projects include an exciting collaboration with Eric Whitacre, performances of Victoria’s Requiem and new performance editions for publication with Novello.