Froxfield Choir's Music Director
  • Review of Remembrance concert

    What a memorable evening to mark Remembrance Day 2018. Special thanks to organist Oli Piper, veteran broadcaster and erstwhile member of the choir, Martin Muncaster, and to Mike Orchard for his settings of two Edward Thomas poems, commissioned for the event.

    Thanks also to Kate Allen and Suzanne Tong, who …
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music director

Michael Servant was appointed Music Director of Froxfield Choir in July 2016. He has extensive experience of conducting amateur choirs, as well as working with orchestras and small ensembles and professional soloists, both vocal and instrumental. Michael has been Conductor of Chichester Amateur Operatic Society since 2012, and the Director of Music at the church of St Peter and St Paul, West Wittering, near Chichester, since 2011. He also teaches classroom music at the primary schools in Fishbourne  and West Wittering.

Previously Michael worked abroad extensively, including 15 years in Norway, during which time he held many positions including that of Director of Music and organist at Berg Church, Halden; conductor of Berg Choral Society and conductor of Halden Symphony Orchestra. In Italy, from 2007-2009, Michael was Director of Music at St Mark’s Church, Florence and taught music at the International School of Florence.

Michael’s hobbies include trying to improve his bagpipe playing, much to the annoyance of his neighbours.