Victoria Rowcroft – Musical Director
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Victoria Rowcroft – Musical Director

Our Musical Director, Victoria Rowcroft is also Head of Academic Music at St Edmund’s School, and our Oyster Singers concerts often feature St Edmund’s pupils as guest solo artists.  She holds a PhD in Italian Renaissance madrigals from the University of Southampton, where she gained a master’s degree with distinction and a first-class undergraduate degree. She…

Donald Lugg – Bass
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Donald Lugg – Bass

I have been in the choir for about 12 years. I am the Chairperson, responsible for chairing committee meetings, overseeing the smooth running of the choir and all its activities and generally keeping an eye on every member’s welfare. My history of singing in a choir, prior to joining the Oyster Singers, has been from the…

Rosie Henderson – Soprano & New Finance Lead
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Rosie Henderson – Soprano & New Finance Lead

I’m a relatively new member, having joined in January 2020, a few weeks before lockdown.  I enjoyed the choir so much that I joined the committee to help out in all aspects of running the choir.  I’ve always sung in choirs since school days. school, university, small village choir, various community choirs.  Choir singing has…

David Fewkes – Tenor
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David Fewkes – Tenor

I joined the choir, since moving down to Whitstable from Hartley, Kent in 2015. I am responsible for media communication on various web sites to communicate the choir’s concerts and other fund-raising events for our chosen charity of the year, and finding additional members to join our wonderful community choir. Joining the Oyster Singers has…