Craig Antony Lees

Senior Lecturer: Popular Music



Job title: Senior Lecturer: Popular Music

Courses taught: BA (Hons) Music (Popular)

Specialisms: popular voice, choral direction and arrangement

Craig Antony Lees (BA (Hons), MA (Dist.) is a contemporary vocal coach, choir director and arranger. He is a senior lecturer on the Popular Music Degree at Leeds Conservatoire and founded the Leeds Conservatoire Contemporary Pop Choir in 2014.

Craig also holds the post of "Musician in Residence" for the West Yorkshire Playhouse program for young people, where he directs the "Living Vocally" choir and facilitates several other community based projects. He has delivered projects for leading voice technology manufacturer TC-Helicon, Mind The Gap Theatre Company (England's largest learning-disability theatre house) and many other independent organisations. In addition to this, Craig is a director of the British Voice Association (BVA); an association of multi-disciplinary professionals who work to promote the field of voice in its broadest sense.

In 2016, Craig assisted on a collaborative project with the internationally acclaimed artist, Marc Almond. He is a regular contributor to "Voice Council Magazine" and was recently awarded the "Sing For Pleasure" Young Conductor’s Scholarship’. He has presented at international conferences and delivered choral workshops both in the UK and overseas. 


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