Jeanette Massocchi-Musical Director

Of Italian/Welsh parentage, Jeanette Massocchi was educated in Llandovery and later studied singing and piano accompaniment at the Royal Academy of Music in London, during which time she was chosen as soloist with The National Youth Orchestra of Wales

Freelance work followed, performing in both skills with opera companies,choral societies, radio and television. Her work abroad has taken her to Canada, Germany, Italy, Switzerland and Jordan. She was a senior lecturer at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama and was accompanist for the Welsh National Opera Male Choir, the Llangollen International Eisteddfod. She currently teaches part- time at Cardiff University.

Jeanette enjoys great success as a singing teacher and vocal coach and is in constant demand as an accompanist and adjudicator. She leads a number of voice workshops and courses for Choral Societies. In 1993 she was elected an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music for her services to music.