David Wordsworth studied at the University of Leeds, City University (London) and Guildhall School of Music& Drama. After a period of teaching he held senior positions with two major music publishers developing close working relationships with some of the leading composers of our time. David became Music Director of the Addison Singers in 1995 and under his direction the Singers’ various choirs have sung at major venues in France, Poland, Spain, Ireland, Italy and the USA. During the 2014–15 season David conducted the Addison Singers in a Gavin
Bryars programme at the London Festival of Contemporary Church Music, the Fauré and Verdi Requiems in London and the Mozart Requiem at St Stephen’s Cathedral, Vienna. He has directed Singing Days with the composers Howard Goodall and Morten Lauridsen and has premiered works written for him by Gavin Bryars, Cecilia McDowall, Gabriel Jackson, Bob Chilcott, Edwin Roxburgh, Howard Skempton and William Bolcom amongst many others.