St John's College Oxford
David Bannister

David Bannister

Choir Director

Biography

David Bannister combines his post of Choir Director at St John's College with that of Master of Music at Pusey House, as well as being Organist to the Cathedral Singers of Christ Church.

Previous positions have included serving as Director of Music at St Peter’s Wolvercote (2011–16), where he was afforded the rare privilege of being involved in the commissioning of a brand new pipe organ from Dorset-based craftsman Robin Jennings. 

He has performed and recorded with a wide range of groups including, among others, The King’s Singers, and Charivari Agréable.

He is the founding Artistic Director of Vespri Segreti, a professional Oxford-based vocal ensemble which exists to perform a wide range of early and contemporary repertoire.

David welcomes enquires from prospective singers at any point.