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Congleton Choral Society, Congleton, Cheshire, UK

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Making Music Congleton Choral Society is a member of Making Music, The National Federation of Music Societies.

Congleton Choral Society is a Registered Charity
No: 515851

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DAVID JOHNSON (Music Director 1975 - 2009)
Honorary Vice President

Studied Organ and ‘Cello at Trinity College of Music, London. He continued his studies with Roger Fisher at Chester Cathedral, where he also gave a number of recitals. As a vocalist he sang with the Britten Singers, the William Byrd Singers, and the BBC Northern Singers, with whom he performed regularly on television and radio.

In addition to Congleton Choral Society, where he was Director of Music for 34 years, he conducts the chamber choir ‘Priory Voices’, as well being founder and Director of ‘Cantilena’, a professional group of singers. He was on Moorlands Radio, where listeners voted him ‘The Best Weekend Specialist’ for his classical music show ‘Moorlands Classics’.

In 2005 he was awarded a "Certificate of Excellence" by the Town Mayor, Mrs Margaret Williamson in recognition of his, and the Society's, outstanding contribution to the town of Congleton. In the picture, Margaret Williamson is flanked by David Johnson on the left and the Society's Secretary, Ken Ratcliff, on the right


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