Suzi Digby's Biography
Last Choir Standing judge, Suzi Digby, also known as Lady Eatwell, is a choral conductor and principal of The Voices Foundation.
The Voices Foundation is a music education charity, inspired by Suzi Digby’s observation of the work of Zoltan Kodaly in Hungary, during her Winston Churchill Travelling Fellowship.
Suzi Digby was born in Japan. She studied music at King's College London.
She has travelled extensively and lived in various places around the world, including Hong Kong where she presented her own TV arts series.
Suzi Digby has been musical director of various adult and children's choirs.
She had conducted at venues such as The Royal Albert Hall, St John's Smith Square, St James's Piccadilly and the Royal College of Music.
Suzi Digby is connected to various musical organisations including being a trustee of The National Youth Choirs of Great Britain, Rodolfus Choir, Between the Notes and the Colvin Fire Trust. Additionally she is CEO of arts.works, which runs corporate workshops.
Last Choir Standing is by no means the first time that Suzi Digby has been a judge of choirs. She has adjudicated, for example, at the Coleraine Music Festival in Northern Ireland and for the Sainsbury Choir of the Year.
Suzi Digby is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts and was awarded the O.B.E. in 2007 for services to music education.
In 2006, she married Lord Eatwell, having divorced Henry Digby in 2001.
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