Flynn Sturgeon is a musical director, accompanist and accordionist who enjoys a busy career working with some of the UK’s top performers. He is a specialist in musical theatre and folk traditions, and a choir director.
Flynn is the musical director of the sell-out and critically acclaimed concert series, Roles We’ll Never Play, produced by Thomas Duern. The show hosts incredible line-ups of talent, recently playing at the Apollo, Lyric and Vaudeville Theatres, and at West End Live 2021.
He is currently performing in Cabaret as dep. accordion/keyboard 2 and dep. MD/keyboard 1.
He holds positions as musical director with the Gay Men’s Dance Company, an ensemble singing tutor at Urdang, and a musical theatre specialist accompanist at his former university, Royal Holloway. He regularly teaches on musical theatre courses including at Trinity Laban, London Theatre Runway, London Studio Centre, PPA, Mountview, Associated Studios and Richmond Piano School, and often works with the London Oriana Choir.
Flynn is a winner in the 2019 Creative Courage for Life Awards, in the category of Outstanding Singing Teacher for his work as a children’s vocal coach and teacher.
He read music (BMus) at Royal Holloway, University of London, where he was awarded a first-class degree with honours. He studied piano under Eleanor Hodgkinson, and voice (musical theatre) under Elizabeth Byrne. He was also coached by Mary Dullea (the Fidelio Trio) and Tim Travers-Brown (the King's Singers), amongst others. During his three years, Flynn took modules in orchestral conducting, orchestration, composing with technology, and Orientalism/race studies within musical theatre and opera.
He is available for private piano, singing, and theory lessons, as well as recordings and repertoire sessions. Flynn also takes ensemble, repertoire and acting-through-song classes with foundation, diploma, degree and masters level students.
Photo by Danny Kaan, as featured in the DigiCreative's book, Dear Audience.