Joyce Tindsley was born in Lancashire and, after graduating from UCNW, Bangor, where she studied with William Mathias, continued her vocal training at the RNCM with Barbara Robotham and Christopher Underwood, and later with Opera North’s Wyn Davies and Sally Burgess. Joyce works regularly for the BBC on Daily Service, Radio 4 LW, both as a choral singer and a soloist. She has sung on several CDs featuring the Singers and has also appeared in TV broadcasts. In 2010 she was the soloist working alongside Aled Jones for the BBC Radio 2 Easter meditation at Salisbury Cathedral performing live with the BBC Concert Orchestra conducted by Howard Moody.


In 2011 she was the classical soloist in Karl Jenkins’ ” Stabat Mater” performing with the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra at various venues in the south, and in 2012 performed Jenkins’ “The Armed Man” at Liverpool Philharmonic Hall.

 Notable performances include Elgar’s The Apostles at King’s College, Cambridge for Stephen Cleobury, Bach’s B minor Mass at Beverley Minster, Tippett’s “A Child of Our Time” at venues including the Bridgewater Hall, Manchester, Mozart’s Requiem with Sir David Willcocks at Coventry Cathedral, many performances as Mrs. Noye in Britten’s opera "Noye's Fludde" during Britten’s anniversary year 2013, for Cantata Music Education in Manchester, Chetham's School at Manchester Cathedral, and a performance in Carlisle Cathedral as part of the Summer Festival there. Highpoints of 2014 and 2015 were Mahler's Second Symphony at Blackburn Cathedral with David Briggs, Dvorak’s Stabat Mater and many performances of Handel’s Messiah. In 2016 Joyce was the soloist in a musical celebration of the life of Charlotte Bronte and her sisters with the Chester Bach Singers performing works by Brahms and Schumann, and also settings of Emily Bronte’s poems by Martin Bussey.  

She sang the role of the Angel in Elgar’s “Dream of Gerontius” for the Lake District Summer Music and Cumbria Festival Chorus. Concerts for 2017 include Mendelssohn’s “Elijah” at Liverpool’s Philharmonic Hall, Bach’s St John Passion at Beverley Minster, and Verdi’s “Requiem” at Gorton Monastery.  

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