Is Gareth Malone knighted?

Is Gareth Malone knighted?

Gareth Edmund Malone OBE (born 9 November 1975) is an English choirmaster and broadcaster, self-described as an “animateur, presenter and populariser of choral singing”. Malone was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2012 Birthday Honours, for services to music.

Where is Gareth Malone from?

London, United Kingdom
Gareth Malone/Place of birth

Which was the first Military Wives Choir?

Formed at the Royal Marines Base Chivenor, the original Military Wives Choir was featured in the fourth season of Malone’s success TV series, The Choir. Following the series, the choir’s single ‘Wherever You Are’ was released as a single and made Christmas No. 1 in 2011, selling over 500,000 copies within a week.

Did Gareth Malone Start Military Wives Choir?

When Gareth Malone created his Military Wives choir, the effects were to prove far more enduring and profound than the resulting flurry of fame. The ensemble was formed in 2011 as part of BBC Two’s The Choir series, led by Malone.

Has Gareth Malone had 3 kids?

Gareth, who lives in North London, has three children with his English teacher wife Becky. Many agreed that some runners were flouting the current rules.

Is Military Wives based on Gareth Malone?

Inspired by the friendship and camaraderie in Catterick Garrison, Gareth Malone worked with women from Chivenor and Plymouth military bases to make music and film the two-part BBC documentary series ‘The Choir: Military Wives’.

Where does Gareth Malone from the choir work?

In the 2012 series, Gareth Malone takes his choral mission into places of work, travelling to Lewisham NHS Trust, the Bristol branch of Royal Mail, Manchester Airport and the offices of Severn Trent Water.

Who is the current choirmaster of the choir?

Gareth Malone continued as choirmaster for two years following the conclusion of the TV recording and now maintains his support as patron. The choir continues to perform regularly with their current musical director, Simon Wookey.

When did Gareth Malone get the freedom of the city?

In May 2010, Malone was awarded the Freedom of the City of London by Nick Anstee, Lord Mayor of the City of London (not to be confused with the Mayor of London) in recognition of his music education work in that city. In 2013, Malone recruited 16 singers aged from 18–27 for his Gareth Malone Voices choir.

Where did the South Oxhey community choir perform?

The legacy of the programme was the creation of the South Oxhey Community Choir and the South Oxhey Youth Choir. During the filming of The Choir, the choirs performed at venues including the Watford Colosseum in December 2008, St Albans Abbey in February 2009, and headlining at Sox Fest ’09 in May 2009.