Ben Sawyer has an enviable reputation as a dynamic choral conductor and vocal teacher. Since leaving teaching in 2012, he has built up a busy schedule conducting a number of choirs on a regular basis. He has been director of The Oriel Singers since February 2015, having led Hanley Voices and Tyndale Choral Society since 2012 and 2013 respectively. Ben was Chorus Master for Gloucestershire Music’s Massed Chorus of 500 students which performed at the Royal Albert Hall in the ‘Music For Youth’ in November 2012, a project which led to him being a founder conductor of Gloucestershire Youth Choir. Ben was also Assistant Conductor for Cheltenham Festival’s production of Benjamin Britten’s community opera, ‘Noye’s Fludde’ in July 2013. He leads popular workshops and masterclasses, complimented for his good-humoured, informative and efficient sessions, including at the UK Choir Festival and Voice Festival UK.