Dara Carroll was born in Carlisle in 1958. From 1959, his family lived in Blackburn, where his father was Residentiary Canon of the cathedral. He was admitted to New College School as a chorister in April 1967, sang in the college chapel in December of that year under the direction of David Lumsden, and was made head chorister in October 1971. In 1972 he became a Music Scholar at Clifton College.
He is currently Deputy Head Music at Thomas Telford School, in Telford.
My apologies! The correct link for the rare, new and unplayed copy of The Choir Of New College, Oxford,'In Quires And places...No.7', being offered for sale for US$128 from Toronto , Canada, has now been corrected to http://www.gemm.com/item/CHOIR--OF--NEW--COLLEGE-c-OXFORD/IN--QUIRES--AND--PLACES...NO.--7/GML1442374413/
A newly-advertised copy of this recording, new, unplayed, pristine and still in its original shrinkwrap is currently available at https://www.gemm.com/c/ad_update.pl?a_refno=&so_refno=299612&password=SUNDOWN&class=forsale&entered=false&blank=true for US$128. The seller is in Toronto, Canada.
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Harry Mudd, executive producer of Abbey Records and the associated Alpha Label, made an enourmous impact with his standalone recordings of choirs and boy soprano soloists in particular. This recording includes highlights from some of these soloists on CD for the first time.