Joanna Tomlinson | Principal Conductor, National Youth Girls' Choir In her own words: I am very excited to have been offered the opportunity to work with the NYCGB Girls’ Choir and to nurture the next generation of young voices. I love the passion and energy that this age group can bring to their music-making and look forward to inspiring a life-long enjoyment of choral music. I’m particularly looking forward to joining the larger NYCGB family and to be a part of the continued success they have in providing outstanding choral experiences for young singers. Joanna Tomlinson is a conductor, singer and vocal coach. She is Artistic Director of Farnham Youth Choir, winners of two gold medals in the 2019 European Choir Games in Sweden, and conductor of the Whitehall Choir and Constanza Chorus in London. A highly experienced vocal leader and animateur, she has worked for Glyndebourne, the Philharmonia, Gabrieli Consort ROAR outreach programme, Association of British Choral Directors, National Youth Choir of Poland, National Youth Choir of Wales, and the UK Choir Festival. Joanna trained as a singer at the Royal College of Music before turning to conducting and continues to work as a soloist with some of the UK’s top professional choirs including BBC Singers, Philharmonia Voices, Britten Sinfonia Voices, Gabrieli Consort, London Voices and Sonoro.