David Bannister (b. 1983) is an Oxford based conductor and keyboardist, combining the posts of Choir Director at St John’s College and Master of the Music at Pusey House. He is also the Artistic Director of Vespri Segreti, a professional Oxford based vocal ensemble which exists to perform a wide range of early and contemporary repertoire. David is rehearsal accompanist to the recently formed Oxford based choral society Opus48, directed by David Crown and, until recently, was Organist to the Cathedral Singers of Christ Church.
During his career to date, David has performed and recorded with a wide range of groups including, amongst others, The King’s Singers, Charivari Agréable, the Choir of Merton College, the Choir of Magdalen College, has premiered works ranging in style from Johann Pachelbel to Hannah Kendal, and his performances have been broadcast on Classic FM and BBC Radio 3.