Chorus Master for the Belfast Philharmonic Choir - Stephen Doughty read Music at the University of Edinburgh before graduating with a Master's Degree from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow in 1997. He is currently enjoying his fourth season as Chorus Master of Belfast Philharmonic Choir.
Founded in 2006 Belfast Philharmonic Choir has support from the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. Phil Kids and Phil Youth Choirs are unique choirs for young singers in Northern Ireland.
Music in general, and singing in particular, is a very important part of a child’s education. Young people have the opportunity to sing weekly with a highly trained group, combining singing with games and musicianship training.