Nigel joined us as Musical Director in January 2013. He began his musical career as a chorister at St. Paul's Cathedral, followed by a music scholarship to Canford School. After studying at The Royal College of Music, he spent many years as an orchestral player, and was Principal 2nd Violin with the BBC Concert Orchestra, also working with leading orchestras including LSO, Philharmonia , CBSO, BSO.


A freelance conductor of choral and instrumental ensembles, he has appeared as Musical Director in the West End theatre and Manchester Opera House.


In addition to Fordingbridge Choral Society, he is also director of the Edwards Ensemble, a small instrumental group comprising leading players from London and the south.

Our Musical Director Nigel Edwards