Andrew Nunn – NYCNI Artistic Director
As well as Artistic Director of the National Youth Choir of Northern Ireland Andrew is currently Director of Choirs at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland Junior Conservatoire where he is a responsible for a choral programme of 300 students age 8-18. He is also a regular conductor with the National Youth Choir of Scotland, most recently he conducted NYCoS in Belgium in three performances broadcast live on BBC1 and BBC2 to mark the centenary of the battle of Passchendaele in July 2017. He is artistic director of Les Sirenes, a female chamber choir that won the 2012 BBC Choir of the Year Competition, and is also musical director of the 130 strong Bearsden Choir in Glasgow.
Alison McNeill – NYCNI Junior Choir Conductor
Alison graduated with a Masters in Performance from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in 2013 and is Associate Director of the Royal Scottish National Junior Chorus, as well as conductor of the NYCoS National Boys Choir Junior Corps and Musical Director of the National Youth Choir of Scotland Renfrewshire Area Choirs. She has performed as a soloist all over the UK, Holland, Spain, Germany, Austria, Japan, USA and Mexico. Alison is also lead vocalist and fiddler with the award-winning folk band Reely Jiggered