Alex Stobbs was a chorister and later a choral scholar in the Choir of King’s College, Cambridge, under the direction of Stephen Cleobury. Alex has worked with choirs in London, both as a director and as an accompanist, including as Director of Music at the Church of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Fulham, and as staff on the Eton Choral Courses. As a conductor, Alex has directed Bach’s Magnificat in Eton College Chapel, and Bach’s St Matthew Passion at Cadogan Hall, with the Rodolfus Choir and the Southbank Sinfonia.
Alex is currently a postgraduate at the Royal College of Music in London, where he is the Kenneth and Viola Scott Scholar. He studies collaborative piano with Simon Lepper and Roger Vignoles, and composition with Alison Kay. In October Alex will return to Cambridge, commencing further postgraduate study in Composition.
Fundraising has been a major part of Alex’s life, particularly in relation to music. As well as a number of charity concerts, he organises an annual Christmas carol festival that has been raising funds for the Cystic Fibrosis Trust since 2004. Additionally, he is Chairman of Faire Is The XI, which also raises funds for CF.