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 the Director of Music at the church of St. Nicholas, Poling, and St. Mary Magdalene, Lyminster, both near Arundel, since 2018. He teaches classroom music in primary schools in Fishbourne, West Wittering and Arundel.
Previously Michael worked abroad, 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. He has also worked in Italy as Director of Music at St. Mark’s Church, the English Church in 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.