Tom Lilburn is a Lay Clerk at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, a position he has held since September 2016. Tom began singing at the age of seven with the choir of St Alphege Church in Solihull, and was a finalist in the 2007 BBC Radio 2 Young Choristers of the Year. He spent a gap year as a choral scholar at Truro Cathedral, studying with Margaret Kingsley.
Tom graduated in June 2016 from St John’s College, Cambridge, where he was a choral scholar and read Natural Sciences. While at University he performed and recorded extensively with St John’s College Choir. Outside of the college choir he took took operatic roles as Athamas in Handel’s Semele and Hamor in Handel’s Jephtha.
Tom was an Associate Artist with Tenebrae and has performed regularly with the group. He has worked with a variety of professional choirs including The Sixteen, ORA, Gallicantus, The Gabrieli Consort, The Binchois Consort and The Queen’s Six. He currently studies with Tim Travers-Brown. Recent solo performances include Bach’s B Minor Mass, St John Passion and Magnificat, Carissimi’s Jephte, Handel’s Messiah and Bernstein’s Chichester Psalms.