Mark Williams was Assistant Conductor and Principal Accompanist to the City of London Choir from 2001–2009. In September 2009 Mark took up the post of Director of Music at Jesus College, Cambridge.
Mark held organ scholarships at Truro Cathedral and Trinity
College Cambridge before being appointed Assistant Sub-Organist of St Paul's Cathedral in London and Director of Music at St Paul's Cathedral School at the age of 21 in 2000. He relinquished both posts in April of 2006 in order to pursue his rapidly growing freelance career. Described as 'the shooting star of the international organ scene' and 'nothing short of brilliant' by the international press, he has appeared in the UK, Europe and America with ensembles such as The Sixteen, The King's Consort, the London Philharmonic Orchestra, the City of London Sinfonia and the Gabrieli Consort and Players. He has worked as opera repetiteur, harpsichordist and pianist, and has led masterclasses in choral training, singing and organ performance in the UK, the USA and Africa.
Mark appears on CD with the Choir of Trinity College Cambridge, the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, the Cambridge Singers, The King's Consort and The Sixteen. Appointed Principal Conductor of English Chamber Opera at the beginning of 2007, he has also appeared on film soundtracks, and is the Musical Director of the award-winning classical crossover group 'Blake'.
• The Choir
• Artistic Director – Hilary Davan Wetton