Charles Paterson

Charles Paterson was born in Ipswich in 1954, and was singing, playing and writing music from an early age. From Ipswich School he went on to a Choral Exhibition at Christ s College, Cambridge, then taught at Tiffin School, Kingston upon Thames, and since 1983 has been at Leicester Grammar School. He was for twenty-five years conductor of the Leicester Grammar School Choir, Musical Director of Humberstone Choral Society for ten years and of the Wyvern Singers for twelve, and has had conducting engagements with the Trianon Singers in Ipswich, the Tudor Singers of London, and Leicester Bach Choir. His connection with the Cecilian Singers dates from 1987, both as singer and as occasional conductor. Recent compositions and arrangements have mostly been for these and other choirs, but also include solo organ and chamber music, and a Concertino for Descant Recorder and String Orchestra.


CCA Composer of the Month – APRIL 2015

Charles Paterson is the most recent composer to join the CCA. He has a broad experience working with choirs as a singer, choral director and composer and as a noted educationalist too. In the Composer...