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We are a choir of about 70 adult singers of all ages and diverse backgrounds.

The Rt Hon Gisela Stuart

Jim Berrow We are delighted to welcome Gisela as our new 6th President. She says “ Politicians are often reluctant to admit that they enjoy music and singing. I’m looking forward to working with Birmingham Bach Choir because music is important to our wellbeing and Birmingham has so much more to offer than those living here realise. This Choir has contributed to the region’s rich cultural tapestry for nearly a hundred years.”

Michael Palmer, Vice President

Michael PalmerMichael has been with the choir for over 40 years, and is also the choir Archivist.

Sarah Platt, Chair

Jonathan SpencerSarah was elected chairperson in 2012 and oversees choir planning and administration.

Paul Spicer, Conductor

Paul SpicerPaul, internationally acclaimed choral conductor, composer and writer, has been directing the Birmingham Bach Choir since 1992.

Martyn Rawles, Accompanist

Michael Higgins Martyn Rawles is the Organist at Lichfield Cathedral and Musical Director of Lichfield Cathedral's Chamber Choir.

Birmingham Bach Choir
Photo © Adrian Burrows

Paul Spicer, Pauline Round, The Rt Hon Gisela Stuart MP
Pauline Round, Paul Spicer & The Rt Hon Gisela Stuart
Photo © Merryn Lloyd