We are so pleased to announce that Alex de Bruin has been appointed as our new Musical Director!

Alex has been singing barbershop music since school and was an inaugural member of The University of Bristol Barbershop Singers (TUBBS). He entered the world of “real” barbershop in 2009, following a workshop run for TUBBS by the Great Western Chorus of Bristol (GWC). With GWC, Alex has won 3 national gold medals and has had the honour of representing the country at the international barbershop contest 3 times. He is also a certified Music Category judge with the Ladies Association of British Barbershop Singers and is a sought-after coach and arranger. Good job his wife is also a barbershopper! Outside of music, Alex is a senior scientist for a large chemicals firm, where he helps design hydrogen fuel cells.

Alex says “I am thrilled to start this collaboration with Signature and am looking forward to becoming part of the musical journey of such a fabulous chorus!”