The Committee

The committee is formed of 3 honorary members, and 3 additional members.

Honorary Chair: Anna Bourne
Anna has been singing in various choirs since she was a child, initially in school and church choirs and later as a choral scholar while studying Music at the University of Sussex. She has been singing with Brighton Chamber Choir since 1995 and took over as Chair in January 2018. When not singing Anna teaches in a hospital school in Haywards Heath and also teaches keyboard and piano for Brighton & Hove Music and Arts. Contact Anna here.


Honorary Secretary: Tim Cullen
Tim has sung tenor with various choirs in the Brighton area and joined the BCC in 2001 under Paul Brough's baton. After a career as a primary schoolteacher, he now works in ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) in Hove. Married to Jane Money, he lives in Pyecombe and each year holds a garden party fundraiser for the choir. Contact Tim here.


Honorary Treasurer: Helen Randall
Helen has been a software developer for the last twenty years and now juggles work life and family life, with her husband and two small children. After a long break from music, Helen joined the choir in early 2015 and took over as Honorary Treasurer later the same year. Contact Helen here.


Bob Tonkiss
Bob is a retired university administrator, prior to which he spent twenty-odd years teaching Classics in Wales, Birmingham and Tunbridge Wells. He has sung in church and other choirs since his early teens and first joined Brighton Chamber Choir in 1998. He is also principal bass soloist in St Bartholomew's Church Choir.

Election of officials

The AGM provides the opportunity for new blood and fresh ideas. All members stand for re-election and a voting system ensures the choir is well represented.