Frank St John has been singing at the highest level since winning the BBC Radio3 Youth Choir of the Year in 2008 as a member of the Taplow Youth Choir, under Gillian Dibden MBE. Since then, Frank has gone on to sing for several decorated choirs, including the National Youth Choir, under Ben Parry and the London Youth Chamber Choir, under Suzi Digby OBE.
Frank is an accomplished character baritone and has performed solo opera roles that include Doctor Bartolo, The Marriage of Figaro; Don Alfonso, Cosi Fan Tutti; Eisenstein, Die Fledermaus; Aeneas, Dido and Aeneas; Don Alhambra, The Gondoliers; and Lord Mountararat, Iolanthe. Frank is a frequent soloist for great choral works and his past performances include solos in Beethoven’s 9th Symphony; St John’s Passion; Faure’s Requiem and Brahms Requiem.
Using his singing and performance skills, Frank performs in cabarets and at corporate events in and around the West London area, and is a trusted comedian and compere.
Frank has previously studied with Colin Baldy, Frances M Lynch, Mark Griffiths and Susan Legg. Frank is currently under the tutelage of William Robert Allenby at the London College of Music, where, having achieved a Distinction in his Masters (Mmus) in 2016, he is currently studying for a Doctorate in Music Performance.
Frank is a proud 4-time recipient of a scholarship from the Elizabeth Eagle-Bott Memorial Fund and is grateful for their support with the 2013 NYCGB UK Tour and his doctoral studies. Frank is also a grateful recipient of a 2018-19 Sing for Pleasure Conducting Scholarship and looks forward to what this development will bring to his role as Choral Director the
Hillingdon Music Service.