Formby Choral Society


David Holroyd has been conductor of the Choral Society since May 1991 – and doesn’t quite know where 30 years have gone!

at the console of Chester Cathedral

David has been Conductor of the Choral Society since 1991.  Until summer 2019 he was Director of Music at Merchant Taylors’ School in Crosby. He studied organ and choir-training at the Royal Northern College of Music with Ronald Frost, Gillian Weir and John Bertalot.

David’s musical career began at the age of 7 as a choirboy at St Hilary’s Church Wallasey, where in due course he became Organist and Choirmaster.  He spent a time as Assistant Organist at Chester Cathedral before moving to Merchant Taylors’ School.  As well as being our Conductor for 30+ years, he also conducts Birkenhead Choral Society, and Amadeus: the Chamber Choir, and still plays the organ at St Peter’s Church, Formby.