Tom Bullard trained at King's College, Cambridge, and enjoys a varied career as solo baritone, teacher, choral director and vocal coach. He studies singing with Russell Smythe. He was appointed Music Director of Nonsuch Singers in January 2013.
Recent solo performances have included Mozart Requiem, Vaughan Williams Five Mystical Songs, Haydn
The Creation, Reich The Cave and Einhorn Voices of Light (with the LSO). Stage roles include Marcello in
La Bohème, Jack Rance in La Fanciulla del West, Figaro in The Barber of Seville, and Dandini in
La Cenerentola, as well as Sky Masterson in Guys and Dolls and Anthony Hope in Sweeney Todd. Other highlights have included Berio’s Sinfonia with Antonio Pappano and the Accademia di Santa Cecilia at the BBC Proms, as well as with Zubin Mehta and the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, and the world premiere of Azio Corghi’s opera, ¿Pia?, at the Teatro dell’ Opera in Rome.
From 2001 Tom spent eight years with the Swingle Singers, the last four as Musical Director. Under his direction the group toured Europe, the USA, Asia and South America and performed with some of the world's finest orchestras and conductors. Tom's own arrangements have been recorded on a number of Swingle Singers albums, and have proved popular with choirs and ensembles worldwide.
In addition to his post with Nonsuch Singers, Tom is Head of Singing at Eltham College and Director of Music at St Philip’s School, Kensington, and also teaches Singing at Westminster Under School. He also works as a vocal coach for National Youth Music Theatre. Recordings include several albums with the Choir of King’s College Cambridge for EMI and The Swingle Singers. He has also recorded MacMillan’s Since it was the Day of Preparation for Delphian, and was Musical Director for Nonsuch Singers’ debut album, To the Field of Stars, for Convivium.