Musical Director – Frankie Ayers
Frankie’s first experience of conducting a performance was at the age of 14 as a student at Denes High School (now Ormiston Denes Academy) and has conducted hundreds of performances since. Once completed his GCSEs at Denes he then went on to completing A level music at Sir John Leman High School.
In 2005 he began learning to play the Tuba with his former brass tutor John Flack and in 2013 Frankie completed his grade 8 Tuba examination with distinction. Since the age of 11 he was heavily involved with the Suffolk County Music Service ensembles.
Frankie has toured around many countries in Europe with the Suffolk Youth Orchestra and Suffolk Youth Wind band performing at famous landmarks, cathedrals and concert halls as principal Tuba player.
In 2015 Frankie was invited to join the creative team at The B&B Young Peoples Theatre Group as Musical Director to rehearse and conduct the theatre orchestra for eight performances each of My Son Pinocchio (April 2016), Les Misérables (April 2017) and Singin’ In The Rain (April 2018).
In November 2016 Frankie founded the East Coast Sinfonietta (ECS) to gain more experience and achievements with his conducting, and to bring more classical music into Lowestoft.
Frankie is currently working full time for Renaissance Personnel as a Recruitment Coordinator. He spends his spare time with his horses, riding, grooming and mucking out.