Director of Music: Geraint Watkins

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Geraint studied at Trinity College of Music, London, graduating with a BMus(Hons) in 2003. Before studying for his degree Geraint sang as a Choral Scholar at St Mary’s Cathedral in Edinburgh. He was a Chorister in Winchester Cathedral during his prep school days before taking up a Music Scholarship at Wellington College in Berkshire. Following his studies at Trinity, Geraint sang as a Lay Clerk in Southwark Cathedral, London whilst studying for a PGCE in Secondary Music Education at the Institute of Education, University of London. Geraint has taught at a mixture of schools, beginning his career at Slough Grammar School, before moving on to lead Music at the John Madejski Academy in Reading. Geraint has most recently been at Gordonstoun School in Scotland where he was a Teacher of Music, the Junior School Music Coordinator and an Assistant Housemaster for five and a half years. Geraint is an avid cross-country and distance runner. He has completed a number of half and full marathons, as well as many ultra marathon distances. He is also a keen sailor, motorcyclist and golfer.