About Martin

Martin Le Poidevin is a British singer, liturgist, composer, teacher, conductor and administrator living and working in the South West of England. 

Among his many functions he is Director of the Music Group at Clifton Cathedral, author of A Little Book of Singing Exercises, singing teacher with South Gloucestershire Music Hub and Bristol Plays Music and proprietor of Allegro-Brio.co.uk, a web studio.

Upcoming performances

18th March Haydn Paukenmesse Plus Schubert Magnificat in D and the Beethoven Choral Fantastia. Gordano School, Portishead.  www.portisheadchoral.co.uk

29th April Haydn Nelson Mass Haydn's Nelson Mass, in Clifton Cathedral, with the Bristol Cabot Choir 

24th June Dream of Gerontius With City of Bristol Choir, Exultate Singers under David Ogden. In Bristol's Colston Hall.

For a full list of upcoming concerts, click here.

Me right now

Currently practising Early Stroll Songs; Rutter Shadows; Finzi: Earth and Air and Rain

Just recorded Advent Alleluia (again)

Late night radio faves Round Britain Quiz, Home Front, Clare in the Community

The Book(s)

The Little Book of Singing Exercises is a book - planned one day to be a series of books - which will aid in some of the basics of singing. Not just technique, but also the overlooked elements such as tuning, sightreading, expression and performance.The books are backed up by a website with extra ideas, exercises and suggestions. Find out more here

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Early Stroll Recordings

I sang the premiere of the Early Stroll Songs in St Georges in October. Now we're releasing the recordings, a song a day, via Twitter (#earlystrollsongs). You can hear some of the highlights on Soundcloud. More from earlystrollsongs.co.uk

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