Elizabeth Elliott – Musical Director

Elizabeth Elliott was born and raised in Southend before going off to read Music at Surrey University and post-graduate Vocal Studies at Trinity College of Music, London.  As a singer she has worked professionally with D’Oyly Carte Opera Company, Fort Lauderdale Opera, Greater Miami Opera and The Finzi Singers.  Elizabeth currently has a thriving private singing and piano teaching practice in Thorpe Bay in addition to teaching singing at Southend High School for Girls, where she also conducts their Chamber Choir.  She has been the Musical Director for several shows with Leigh Operatic and Dramatic Society and Chorus Master for the International Gilbert and Sullivan Festival award winners, Ploverleigh Savoy Players.


Andrew Palmer - Accompanist

Andrew Palmer studied music at Surrey University specialising in performance and composition before completing a PGCE course at Kingston University. Andrew has worked extensively as accompanist and chorus master with local groups including Billericay, Southend and Leigh Operatic and Dramatic societies and also as singing tutor at local stage schools including MAPA and Singer Stage School. Andrew is a local Primary Headteacher where he runs a choir and orchestra. He has led the school to achieve the prestigious Artsmark Gold award on 5 successive occasions and is the Primary representative of the Southend Music Hub. Andrew is also accompanist and arranger for local singing trio, Trillogy.