Neil Ferris is co-Artistic Director of Sonoro, Chorus Director of the BBC Symphony Chorus, Music Director of Wimbledon Choral Society and Chorus Director at the Royal College of Music. In demand as a guest conductor to some of the finest choirs in the UK, he has worked with the National Youth Choir of Great Britain, the National Youth Choir of Wales, London Symphony Chorus and The Bach Choir. He has conducted the London Symphony Orchestra, Orchestra of the Swan, the orchestra of Welsh National Opera, London Mozart Players and Florilegium.
Formerly Head of Choral Conducting at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Neil helped establish the international reputation of the choral conducting course and developed the conservatoire’s choral ensembles. He is recognised as one of the UK’s leading teachers of choral conducting and has also led masterclasses in the USA, Ireland and Denmark.