Member - Choral Directors' Association (Singapore)
Leslie Tolson is a choral conductor, composer, pianist and cellist. At just 19 years old, he has earned his degree studies in Composition and Conducting. He has also been with London College of Music and Trinity College for his Piano Performance studies.
As a composer and arranger, he has his own music business where he does choral and composition workshops, and piano lessons. He has arranged music for his alma mater, Northland Secondary School. He has arranged pieces like "Orinoco Flow", "Killing Me Softly" for Choir and Orchestra, and composed his very own "Tenebrae Mass" and has his Piano Improvisations Album "Singapore" - where a walk around different cities in Singapore had him create different ideas for pieces.
Leslie is now guiding 2 choirs - as the principal conductor of The Heralds Choir, a chamber choir, at St Mary of the Angles Church Orchestra and a resident pianist of St Therese Choir at Church of the Holy Spirit. He has worked with other choirs to help them improve with his philosophy: "Understanding, Appreciation and Ideation.". He currently attends Singapore Polytechnic where he studies Architecture.