Peter Morris, who has been our Musical Director since 2004, began his career as a cathedral chorister in Chester and Manchester, went to Chetham's School in Manchester and read music at Durham University. He came to the Midlands in 1969 when he became Director of Music at Bluecoat School, Walsall, and later held the same post at St. Peter's School, Wolverhampton. He left St. Peter's School to look after his young family, but since accumulated a variety of roles. He is presently Director of Music at St. Peter's Collegiate Church, Wolverhampton, Borough Organist at Walsall Town Hall and principal examiner for A-level and GCSE General Studies. In 2000-2001 he was awarded the Medaille d'Honneur of the French National Association of Music and a Master's degree at Keele University. He lives in Wolverhampton.
Ros Rayner Leader
Ros studied the violin at the Royal Academy of Music. Whilst there she joined the British Youth Symphony Orchestra. Following her PGCE she taught in Bracknell for four years. She moved to Wolverhampton and was appointed leader of the Wolverhampton Symphony Orchestra in 1996. She now teaches at the Wolverhampton Girls' High School, and tutors the first violins in the Wolverhampton Youth Orchestra.