Writing for The King’s Singers

Toby Hession (b. 1997) is a Music student at Cambridge University and a budding young composer. In 2015 he won our A Carol for Christmas competition. We then commissioned him to write a new work for us to celebrate our 50th anniversary, coming up next season. The result was his piece Master of Music, which we have recorded for our GOLD anniversary album. We asked Toby to write about the experience of writing for the group and about his experiences of The King’s Singers from an early age, and here is what he wrote: Writing for The King’s Singers