Warren Trevelyan-Jones was born in the United Kingdom, and began his singing career as a Choral Scholar and Lay Clerk in Exeter Cathedral Choir, graduating in music at the University in 1988. In 1993, he qualified as a music therapist at Bristol University and became a Lay Clerk in Winchester Cathedral Choir, combining freelance singing with work in music therapy. In 1999 he was appointed Lay Vicar in the Choir of Westminster Abbey, London. where he sang for over eight years. During his time at Westminster Abbey, the Choir recorded a series of CDs for Hyperion, toured the Far East, Australia and the US, and sang at many state occasions, most notably at the funeral of the Queen Mother.
In 2001 he co-founded the ensemble group Ensemble Plus Ultra with Dr Michael Noone, which has performed extensively throughout Europe and recorded many CDs, including a series of 10 CDs of music by Victoria for DG Archiv, which won a Gramophone Early Music Award. In 2008, with Peter Tregear, he founded The Consort of Melbourne and has directed them in a series of concerts at the new Melbourne Recital Centre and for Music Viva Australia.
In 2008, Warren was appointed Head of Music at St James’ Church. He is also director of Sydney-based ensemble, The Parsons Affayre.
Warren has been a regular member of many of the leading early music ensembles both in Britain and in Europe, including Vocalconsort Berlin, The Gabrieli Consort, Taverner Consort, Orchestra of the Renaissance, The Dunedin Consort, Collegium Vocale of Ghent and La Chapelle Royale of Paris. He has also performed with The Sixteen and The Tallis Scholars. He has travelled extensively and has appeared on over 60 CD recordings, and on many television and radio broadcasts, in many of the world’s leading music festivals and concert halls, and in over 30 countries. Warren has also appeared as tenor soloist with Melbourne Symphony Chorus in concerts in Melbourne and in Angel Place, Sydney, and is an experienced singing teacher.
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