Sian studied at Leeds University where she won the accompanist prize. She subsequently studied at the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, gaining a BA Hons degree in 1999, specialising in piano accompaniment, and won the Friends of RWCMD prize.
Sian studied at Leeds University where she won the accompanist prize. She subsequently studied at The Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, gaining a B.A. Hons degree in 1999, specialising in piano accompaniment and won the friends of RWCMD prize.
In 1993 Sian became the accompanist for the South Wales Male Choir, Cor Meibion De Cymru, and has performed with them at the Sydney Opera House and on tours in Canada, USA, Germany, France, Scandinavia, Hungary, Poland and Spain.
Sian also toured Russia and the Ukraine with The Richard Williams Singers. She has been the guest accompanist for the Association of Welsh Male Voice Choirs at The Royal Albert Hall and at the Wales Festival of Remembrance at St David’s Hall, Cardiff.
Sian has accompanied leading Welsh artists such as Gwyn Hughes Jones, Donald Maxwell, Rebecca Evans, Sian Cothi, Charlotte Church and Rhys Meirion in concert. She has also accompanied Rebecca Evans and Stuart Burrows in recital and accompanied masterclasses given by Stephen Isserlis, Julian Lloyd Webber, Jac von Steen and Emmanuel Siffert.
Sian has arranged several pieces for brass bands and male voice choirs. She is presently a member of staff at the Wales International Academy of Voice, accompanying the Saturday Academy directed by Patricia O’Neill. She is also a member of staff at Dennis O’Neill’s Academy of Voice.
Sian is currently musical director for the STC Music Society and is also a freelance accompanist. We are much priviledged to also have Sian as the accompanist for the Barry Community Choir.