BRIGHTON16 is a new sixteen voice chamber choir based in the Brighton and Hove area. The group works on a project by project basis, and selects experienced choral singers from a talented pool of musicians in the area. Our aim is to perform chamber choir works to the very highest standard.

Sopranos - Liz Kelly, Helen Dewhurst, Tasha Stone and Katie Hawks

Altos - Frances Rowberry, Liz Webb, Bibi Lees and Fiona Whittaker

Tenors - Tim Wilcox, Sam Barton, Dan Johnston, Duncan French and Nick Boston

Basses - Stephen Wilmot, Simon Madge, Reuben James and Tony Jay

Artistic Director

Matt Jelf currently works as the Director of Music at the Prebendal School, the cathedral choir school for Chichester. Matt completed his undergraduate studies as a Baritone at the University of York in 2007. This was followed by the completion of a Postgraduate Diploma in Music Education from the Institute of Education. He held academic teaching posts at St Pauls Juniors (London) and Aldwickbury (Harpenden) before settling into his post at Prebendal in Chichester in September 2016. Before teaching, Matt worked with various organisations including The Royal College of Music and Sing Up (Medway and Bedfordshire).

If you are interested in getting in touch regarding your addition to the pool of singers, please email Matt directly at

The launch of our first project is planned for 2pm on Saturday 9th February 2019.