EXAMINING, ADJUDICATING, CONDUCTING
Examining, Adjudicating, Auditioning
Paul Denegri has a keen interest and passion as an adjudicator at music festivals, school music competitions, school house singing competitions.. His list of appearances at the adjudicators table are many and include:
Royal Academy of Music London Junior Department
Trinity Laban College of Music - Phillip Jones Brass Ensemble Prize
Portsmouth Music Festival
Exeter and Devon Music Festival
Pembrokeshire Music Festival
Bath Young Musician of the Year
Queens School Reading
Badminton School for Girls
….. and many many more
Paul has for over thirty year of been a member of many audition panel including among others:
Wells Cathedral Specialist Musicians Annual Auditions
South West Music School DfE Annual Auditions
National Youth Wind Orchestra of GB
Auditions for youth music theatre productions
Invitations to be a guest examiner have been a recent addition to Paul’s portfolio. He has been invited on several occasions by the brass department of the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama for their end of year and final performance exams.
Conducting and Music Director
For over 30 years Paul was the weekly conductor and artistic advisor for the Symphony Orchestra at Wells Cathedral. As well as conducting performances Paul also prepared the orchestra for guest conductors including Jac van Steen, Christopher Adey, Ben Glassberg, Peter Harrison among others.
For many years Paul was Principal Conductor of The School’s Philharmonic Orchestra. He also appeared as guest conductor for The Sani International Youth Orchestra based in Greece.
As well as being the current musical director of Wells City Band Paul has also taken the musical director post on many youth music theatre productions including among others; Grease, Anything Goes, Wizard of Oz, Guys and Dolls etc.