Simon Whiteley



Other than being a Lay Clerk at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, Simon tours and records with some of the best-known choirs and ensembles in the world. He is a regular member of EXAUDI and Gothic Voices, and also sings regularly with The Tallis Scholars, The Cardinall’s Musick and Tenebrae. He is also the manager and a founder member of the internationally renowned a cappella group, The Queen’s Six (

Educated at Royal Holloway (where he was a choral scholar in the Chapel Choir), he won both the Pompilia Legge Scholarship and the Driver Prize for excellence in the Performing Arts. He has performed as a soloist in many operatic and oratorio works, and has participated in workshops with Graham Johnson. He is recorded as a soloist with James Bowman and Fiori Musicali on the CD Zelenka: Requiem in C Minor.

In his capacity as Lay Clerk at St George’s, Windsor, he has sung at a number of high-profile, Royal events, including the wedding of The Duke and Duchess of Sussex in 2018, and the funeral of HRH Prince Philip, The Duke of Edinburgh, in 2021.

In his spare time Simon enjoys composing and arranging, cycling, cooking, cryptic crosswords, reading, and horror films.