Derrick Morgan

Derrick MorganDerrick Morgan read music at Edinburgh University where he received the Ian Pitt Watson memorial prize for Choral Conducting. He is currently musical director of the Edinburgh Practice Choir and the Rudsambee Company of Singers, Guest Conductor of the Edinburgh University String Orchestra and Assistant Musical Director for the Edinburgh Studio Opera.

Derrick recently made his opera conducting debut with the Scottish Premiere of Jonathan Dove’s Mansfield Park with Edinburgh Studio opera in partnership with Fife Youth Arts and continues work with Edinburgh Studio Opera in their production of The Marriage of Figaro.

A successful orchestral conductor as well, Derrick has led successful international and national tours with the orchestras and chorus of the Edinburgh University Music Society, and the Edinburgh University String Orchestra.

Derrick Morgan was appointed as musical director to The Practice Choir in September 2016.

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