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Musical Team

Listen to Musical Director,

Tim Knight, introducing the Masterworks Chorale

in this short video

Musical Director - Tim Knight

Tim Knight is the Founder and Director of the Masterworks Chorale. He is an ex-chorister of York Minster and has held positions with many Northern choirs. Currently, he is also the Musical Director of Leeds Male Voice Choir and the Heritage Singers, holds the position of Principal of 'Music House' (formerly known as the Yorkshire College of Music and Drama) and is an active composer, music publisher and runs singing holidays and workshops. For full information visit his website at

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Accompanist - Matthew Lazenby


As well as being tour and rehearsal accompanist for Masterworks Chorale, Matthew accompanies a number of other choirs in his home county of Yorkshire. He is also MD of Horsforth Choral Society, The Pusey Consort, Director of Music and Organist at St Martin's Potternewton in Leeds as well as teaching piano and singing. He also has musical links with France and recently worked in Paris.

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Rehearsal Accompanist - Dr Christopher Newton


Chris is a distinguished and noted organ recitalist and one of the organists at St Bartholomew's, Armley.  He is much in demand as an accompanist for various choirs and has played at many of the countries great cathedrals.

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