Jonathan Ngai

Born in Hong Kong, Jonathan is a music educator, choral conductor and piano accompanist. He received his Bachelor of Education (Music) with first-class honours from the Education University of Hong Kong and Master of Music in Choral Conducting from the College-Conservatory of Music, University of Cincinnati, with full scholarships.

Jonathan has collaborated with various choirs in Hong Kong and the USA, such as the Cincinnati Martin Luther King Chorale, the Sacred Singers (Hong Kong) and the Cecilian Singers Hong Kong. He was also a choral tutor at the Hong Kong Children’s Choir.
Jonathan is now based in Bishop’s Stortford, serving as a music teacher at the Herts and Essex High School, a piano accompanist at Amici Cantate and a chorister at St Michael’s Church.

Susie Savage

Susie has been working professionally with singers for 25 years. She studied Music at Bristol University, graduating in 1993 and then worked as a Musical Director and pianist in regional theatres and London’s West End for ten years. She also worked as a vocal tutor and MD at Mountview Conservatoire, Rose Bruford College, Arts Ed and East 15 drama schools.

Shows include: Little Shop of Horrors, Into the Woods, Oliver, Bugsy, Grease, West Side Story, Me & My Girl, 42nd Street, My Fair Lady, The Wiz, Sweeney Todd, Grand Hotel, Hairspray, Blood Brothers, Peter Pan, Thoroughly Modern Millie and Sister Act. As a theatre accompanist she has played for Maria Friedman, Vanessa Redgrave, Jane Horrocks and Dame Edna!

Susie is now a peripatetic piano teacher at Herts & Essex school and professional accompanist for music exams, concerts, music festivals, theatre shows and other local choirs.  She is co-director of the Herts & Soul community choir.