Musical Direction
Stephen Jones - Music Director
Conductor Stephen Jones Stephen has been Music Director of the Aeolians Singers since 1994, bringing with him a wealth of expertise gained as a conductor, singer, choral animateur and occasional lecturer. He studied piano at London’s Trinity College of Music with John Bingham and singing with John Huw Davies and has sung in a host of interesting places from Westminster Abbey to the Café Royal. He is an accomplished continuo player, working with many leading orchestras. Stephen’s experience extends to light music and he has regularly broadcast on BBC Radio 2 with the male voice quartet Original Blend.
Matthew Woodward - Accompanist
 Photo of Matthew Woodward accompanist  Matthew grew up in St Albans and was a John Clough Bursary winner at St Albans School. He studied the piano with Isobel Beyer and went on to read music at Royal Holloway and Bedford New College (now Royal Holloway University of London). After a brief spell in the catering industry he trained as a teacher and, until very recently, taught music at secondary level. He now teaches the piano privately and at a number of local preparatory schools. Whilst not teaching, Matthew is kept busy as an accompanist and répétiteur for soloists and groups in St Albans and the surrounding area.