Director of Music

David Evans

Our Director of Music, David Evans, is an accomplished flautist, teacher and conductor. 

He studied privately with Peter Lloyd before winning a scholarship to the Royal Manchester College of Music where he was a student of Geoffrey Gilbert.

His professional playing career included such diverse orchestras as the Icelandic Symphony, the Brazilian Symphony and the Hallé as well as the Royal Shakespeare Company and the Royal Ballet.

He has taught at the Royal Manchester College of Music Junior Department, and also in Iceland and Brazil.

David has conducted in Brazil and Italy and was Musical Director at the Regent’s Park Open Air Theatre. He was on the music staff of City of London Girls’ School for many years.


David Evans

Geoffrey Irwin

Geoffrey Irwin studied the viola at The Royal Academy of Music and Guildhall School of Music and Drama. He is a busy performer and appears on recordings in several music genres including historical performance, contemporary classical, folk, and electronica. He teaches at The Latymer School and City of London School for Girls. 

Geoffrey thoroughly enjoys conducting The Learning Orchestra, particularly the tailor-made arrangements made by its Director of Music, David Evans.

Geoffrey Irwin