Simon Carrington was director of the Yale Schola Cantorum and professor of choral conducting at the Yale Institute of Sacred Music and Yale School of Music from 2003 to 2009, where he also led the introduction of the graduate voice track for singers specializing in oratorio, early music, art song, and chamber ensemble. From 2001 until his Yale appointment in 2003, he was director of choral activities at the New England Conservatory, and from 1994 to 2001 he held a similar position at the University of Kansas. Prior to coming to the United States, Simon Carrington was a creative force for 25 years with the internationally acclaimed British vocal ensemble The King’s Singers, which he co-founded at Cambridge University. He gave 3,000 performances at many of the world’s most prestigious festivals and concert halls, made more than seventy recordings, and appeared on countless television and radio programs including nine appearances with the late Johnny Carson. He maintains an active schedule as a freelance conductor and choral clinician, leading workshops and master-classes all over the world.