Elaine has now been associated with
Nankersey Male Choir for 30 YEARS !
Here is a brief resume of Elaine’s time with
the Choir for those of us who have not served so long......
Joined Nankersey in November 1990 as
Accompanist, a position she held for 8 years.
September 1998 Elaine was appointed the Choir’s Musical Director and her first
concert was on Sunday September 20th at The Mills Hall, Carharrack.
Elaine later that year led the Choir who took part in a short film called
“WIND”, which won many awards. The film starred Benjamin Luxon and the Choir
was invited to take part by Bill Scott, Artistic Director of the Miracle
Theatre Touring Company.
year 2005 proved to be very eventful for Elaine as she was elected president of
the Choir and was also made a Bard for services to music in Cornwall. She was
also presented with the “Services to Music in Cornwall” award for that
Bardic Name is Ledyores Kernow (Conductor of Choirs).
special year for Elaine was 2013 when she conducted Nankersey along with other
Male Choirs as members of the Cornwall Federation of Male Voice Choirs – this
on top of conducting Kernow Choir/Trelawny Male Choir on both the
Esplanade in Singapore and at Sydney Opera House.