Honor Halford-Macleod

Honor Halford-Macleod

Key Facts

  • Instrument: Musical Direction

Biography

Honor is currently training on the Musical Direction Masters course at Mountview Academy of Theatre Arts.  She previously studied music at The University of Durham.  After graduating she then worked at St George’s Chapel Windsor as the chorister chaperone.

Honor is a passionate pianist, conductor, and vocal coach, and is thrilled to be honing these skills in training. She is also a keen accordionist and plays in the London Accordion Orchestra.  Musical direction credits at university include Legally Blonde, Pippin, Company, Singin’ In The Rain, and Dogfight. She has also assisted on productions with National Youth Music Theatre and British Youth Music Theatre.

Honor is a company director of Sister Sister Productions, a London based theatre company who create female-led actor-musicianship works. Their recent show We’ll Have Nun Of It was shortlisted for a Charlie Hartill Special Reserve Pleasance award, and was set to complete a full run at the Edinburgh Fringe 2020 before being cancelled due to the pandemic.

In addition to her musical directing, Honor is a vocalist and has sung with the National Youth Choirs of Great Britain Chamber Choir, The Rodolfus Choir, Continuum, Oxenfoord International Summer School, Scottish Opera Connect Chorus, and Samling Academy.  She is currently the soprano choral scholar at St John’s Church, Notting Hill.

 

Musicians’ Company Award: Musical Direction 2021

Page Updated: March 2022

Photo Credit: Tara Rooney Portraits