David Skinner

Musicologist and conductor. Born 1964
David Skinner
David Skinner

David Skinner Biography (Wikipedia)

Dr David Skinner is a British musicologist and choir director. He is Director of Music at Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge. He co-founded the Cardinall's Musick and Magdala.

Skinner was educated at the University of Edinburgh and Christ Church, Oxford from where he received his DPhil in 1995: a biography of Nicholas Ludford and a critical edition of Ludford's antiphons. He has taught at the universities of Oxford, Glasgow, Cambridge and Royal Holloway College. He was a member of Christ Church Cathedral choir for six years, as an academical clerk and a lay clerk.

David is the father of singer-songwriter Robin Daniel Skinner, known as 'Cavetown' on YouTube, where he has over 1,000,000 subscribers. Robin posts his music on Bandcamp, Spotify, iTunes, Amazon Music and so on.

He grew up in America.

With Andrew Carwood he was co-founder and artistic director of the Cardinall's Musick, and produced more than 25 recordings for the group. He has been associated with a number of award-winning projects (including two Gramophone Awards and three runners up, Diapason d'Or, Deutsche Schallplatten, and a Grammy nomination).

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