Professional Career Summary

1975 – 1990 Various musicals at the City of Portsmouth Boys’ School where David was Director of Music, the highlight being Musical Director for its production of ‘Guys and Dolls’.  

1990 – 2007 – Various concerts with the Portsmouth Grammar School where David was a member of the Music Department, Director of the Swing Band and Middle School Orchestra, and Keyboard accompanist for various choral and orchestral groups. David toured France, Spain, Italy and Austria with School ensembles

1978 – 1999 – Engagement at Portsmouth’s Anglican Cathedral as Assistant Organist, including arranging large scale events such as  Surrexit ’89’ in the presence of Archbishop Desmond Tutu and Organist for the numerous services celebrating the Consecration of the Nave of Portsmouth’s Anglican Cathedral  in 1991

2000 – 2007 – Appointment of Director of Music at Portsmouth’s Catholic Cathedral  including playing, arranging and directing the music on the occasion of the visit of the Archbishop of Westminster to the Cathedral in 2001

2007 onwards – David Thorne Music