For many years, Stephen Connolly sang Bass and co-directed the internationally acclaimed vocal ensemble, The King’s Singers. As well as having performed in excess of 120 concerts each year for almost a quarter of a century, he has made frequent appearances around the world on both TV and Radio and recorded extensively with EMI , BMG Records, Signum Records and Sony, collecting many awards – including three Grammy nominations and a Grammy. More recently, Stephen has devoted much time to adjudicating competitions and offering workshops as well as appearing as a guest conductor with choirs. In 2008, Stephen founded the International A Cappella School which offers a series of international residential choral courses for singers. In 2010, Stephen was appointed as Head of Vocal Studies at The Cheltenham Ladies’ College. He lives in Gloucestershire.