Musical Director: Elaine Tangye
Elaine Tangye – Musical Director Elaine Tangye joined Nankersey Male Choir as accompanist in 1990 and in 1998 became their Musical Director. She was accompanist for St Stythians MVC and associated with the Stithians Ladies Choir for 34 years as a chorister,accompanist and, from 1995 – 2013, their Musical Director.
In 2003 Elaine led the Kernow Male Choir for a tour to Australia, performing in the Sydney Opera House. She was also Musical Director of the Trelawny Male Choir who toured Singapore and New Zealand in 2007. She was invited to conduct the Trelawny Choir on their tour to Western Canada in 2011 but unfortunately in April of that year she was taken ill and was unable to fulfil this engagement.
Elaine has again been invited to be the Musical Director for the Trelawny Male Choir for their tour to Eastern Canada in September 2015. She is an accomplished musician , playing percussion, clarinet and piano, and is a talented singer.
In 2005 Elaine was made a Cornish Bard for her services to music in Cornwall and also received the “ Services to Music in Cornwall “ award for that year. Her Bardic name is “ LEDYORES CURYOW” ( Leader of Choirs ).