Location: New Zealand
Worst kind of musician - enthusiastic amateur. Previous singing member (Bass 1) of Auckland Choral (Google the website) 1978-2010; awarded Life Membership in 2011. Have conducted various amateur choirs, mainly church based; composed or arranged 20-30 shorter pieces, SATB or TTBB; plus two major cantatas, about 1 hour each "One Odd Stone," based on David v. Goliath; and "Cold Feet," based on the Biblical story of Ruth. Have also appeared on stage a few times, mainly G & S - minor principal roles in Iolanthe, Trial by Jury, Princess Ida, and Ruddigore. Have played organ at own church, plus a retirement home chapel service - BUT currently (as from May 1 2011) organist/choir leader at St. Mark's Anglican church, Remuera, Auckland.