Flynn Sturgeon is a dynamic musical director, piano accompanist and vocal coach who enjoys a busy career working with an array of performers in and around London.
Flynn currently holds positions as a musical director with the Gay Men’s Dance Company and Popchoir, and works with Stagecoach Performing Arts Twickenham and Richmond Piano School. He has also worked with Urdang Academy, London Oriana Choir, John Lewis Partnership Music Society, and Sing for Pleasure. 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. Flynn is also the musical director of the sell-out musical theatre concert series Roles We’ll Never Play, produced by Tom Duern, which plays in a variety of London venues.
Flynn read music (BMus) at Royal Holloway, University of London (2019), 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 specialised in orchestral conducting, orchestration, composing with technology, and Orientalism/race within musical theatre and opera.
Flynn is available for private piano, singing, and theory lessons, as well as recordings and repertoire sessions.
Upcoming performances as Musical Director:
The Three Little Pigs (Dorking Halls) – October 2020
Roles We’ll Never Play (Freedom) – October 2020
Roles We’ll Never Play (Apollo Theatre) – December 2020
Most recent credits include:
As Musical Director:
Roles We'll Never Play (Union / Turbine / Apollo Theatre) – June 2019 - present
Gradfest Showcase (Garden Theatre) – September 2020
Romeo & Juliet (Normansfield Theatre) – August 2020
No Business Like Show Business (London Eye) – March 2020
New Year, New Favourites – Caroline Kay + Luke Bayer (Other Palace) – January 2020
As Deputy MD / Music Assistant:
Songs for a New World (Palladium) – October 2020
Soho Cinders (Charing Cross) – December 2019-January 2020
Singing in the Rain (Adelphi) – October 2019
Songs for a New World (Other Palace (online)) – July 2020
Other credits as Musical Director / Musician whilst in training include:
The Prince (Arts Theatre), Snow White and the Seven Dwarves (Stag Theatre), Jack and the Beanstalk (EM Forster Theatre), Pippin, Songs for a New World, Cabaret, Bare: a pop opera, Cats, Annie Jr., Starlight Express, Little Shop of Horrors, A Connecticut Yankee, and many more cabarets and concerts.