The Team

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   Emma Hopkins Dip ABRSM -  Musical Director

 

Emma is 28 years old and has over 17 years experience working professionally in the music business. From the tender age of 10 Emma played the lead role in the musical 'Annie' in 2 UK tours going on to work in London's West End playing 'Brat' in Andrew Lloyd Webber's 'Whistle Down The Wind'. 

 

An outstanding violinist and pianist Emma turned her hand to writing and was delighted to be invited to perform her own songs at the Royal Albert Hall in London.  She has since worked with many top writers including Eliot Kennedy (Take That, Bryan Adams), the Invisible Men (Rita Ora, Iggy Azalea) and Steve Booker (Duffy, John Newman).

 

 

 

 

Louise Hopkins BEd (Hons) MUSIC - Assistant Musical Director

 

Louise has worked as a school teacher for over 25 years specializing in music. During this time she has directed numerous choral groups and musical productions in junior schools throughout Derbyshire and beyond.

 

 

Tom Barker- Accompanist/Producer

 

The choirs accompanist Tom is an outstanding pianist and has worked with them now for several years. He is a music producer at the world famous 'Steelworks Recording Studios' in Sheffeild who are the choirs main sponser.