Musical Director - Sarah Sharpe, M.A., B.Mus(hons), P.G.C.E., L.T.C.L.
Sarah studied at the Cardiff University School of Music where she gained both Bachelor of Music and Master of Arts degrees. There she performed as principal clarinetist, performing as soloist with the University Orchestra, Sarah has taught music for twenty years and was Head of Music at Tasker Milward School until 2018. She is known in the area as an accomplished clarinetist, accompanist, teacher and member of bands including ‘Dr. Soul’, ‘Suburban Soul’ and ‘The Crook Family’. She performed with ‘The Crook Family’ for the BBC Radio Wales ‘Evening Show; for Alan Thompson and performed live for a BBC broadcast with Mal Pope and ‘The Storeys’. Sarah also performed at the St. David’s Hall, Cardiff with Ian Anderson and the band ‘Jethro Tull’. She has now undertaken a change in career as a professional musician with ‘Sharpe Music’, is a resident musician at the Bluestone National Park resort, performs with the vocal group ‘Bella Voce’, is the newly appointed Musical Director at Pembrokeshire College and works on the family farm, as well as taking on the role of Musical Director of the Haverfordwest Male Voice Choir.
Deputy Musical Director - Martyn Jones
Martyn has been a member of the choir since 1989 and is a prominent member of the second tenor section. He has been Vice-Chairman and Chairman of the choir and has served many years on the Committee. He has been deputy conductor since 2009 and along with Peter Griffiths was instrumental in keeping the choir afloat until the choir could appoint a new Musical Director. Martyn is a former Auctioneer and local Magistrate.
Accompanist - Peter Griffiths
Peter has been the Choir’s accompanist since January 2011, He began playing the piano at the age of seven and the double bass and flute at the age of 12. He undertook a two-year course at Cardiff College of Music at the age 0f 18 completing his studies at weekends and in his spare time, whilst holding down a full-time job. He has accompanied the Milford Haven Amateur Operatic Society for 5 years. He continues to accompany the Neyland Ladies Choir and has been playing for them for 23 years. Peter has many commitments with Churches and Chapels in the area as well as helping local schools. In 2016, Peter was given two very prestigious awards by Pembrokeshire County Council and Milford Haven Council for his outstanding contribution to music. Peter enjoys the Male Voice Choir very much, enjoying the banter with the boys and is included in everything the choir does. During the Choir’s 10-month period without a Musical Director, he was the key to keeping the choir afloat.