Meet the Team

The Music Committee

Paul Clay

Paul Clay – Musical Director
When Paul first started in Barbershop he originally sang with Shannon Express and has competed not only in the UK but America and Ireland.After singing as a baritone for many years and a short spell as a tenor, Paul now sings lead. A founder member of Vocal Academy (the original name of Ouse Valley Chorus).

Chris Shannon

Chris Shannon – Deputy Musical Director
Chris Shannon has been singing since a young lad and was head chorister at his local church in Grantham.

Chris across Barbershop in 1995 when he sang with Rinteln Barbershop Chorus and Gutersloh Barbershop in Germany. In 2000 he joined Hereward Harmony in Peterborough and then joined Vocal Aca2010 Chris joined Vocal Academy (now Ouse Valley Chorus) leading the bass section in 2000.


Steve Gill

Steve Gill – Baritone Section Leader
Steve has been singing since he was 7 in his local church choir and has sung with various other choirs around the country. For over thirty years he has enjoyed singing different styles of music.

He particularly enjoys performing at BABS national convention.

Andy Vaughan

Andy Vaughan – Lead Section Leader
Andy joined Ouse Valley Chorus over four years ago. and became lead section leader and Chairman in 2015.

He has always had a passion for music. In addition to being the lead section leader he also occasionally sings tenor.

The Club Committee

  • Chairman – Andy Vaughan
  • Musical Director – Paul Clay
  • Treasurer – Steve Gill
  • Secretary – Brian Thompson
  • P.R. Officer – Doug Hill