Tim Rhys-Evans

Timothy Rhys-Evans MBE (born c.1972[1]) is a Welsh conductor and best known as the founder and musical director of the choir Only Men Aloud![2] and Only Boys Aloud. He also formed the children's choir Only Kids Aloud in 2012.[3]

Rhys-Evans, from New Tredegar, was a vocal tutor at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama.[4] He has conducted several choirs, including The Black Mountain Male Chorus of Wales and Dunvant Male Choir.[5] He founded Only Men Aloud! in 2000[6] and led them to victory in the Last Choir Standing competition in 2008.

In August 2010, Rhys-Evans was one of several new members admitted to the Gorsedd of bards at the National Eisteddfod of Wales. He was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in the 2013 Birthday Honours for services to music and for charitable services.[7]

Personal life

Rhys Evans has a civil partnership with Welsh tenor Alun Rhys Jenkins

External links

Dunvant Male Choir (http://www.dunvantchoir.org)

References

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