Lindsay Gray founded Caritas in January 2013; he is also the Director and Conductor of the group. A former choral scholar (counter-tenor) at King’s College, Cambridge under Sir David Willcocks and Sir Philip Ledger, Lindsay comes from Nottinghamshire where he sang in various choirs including St Peter’s and St Mary’s in Nottingham and Southwell Minster.
At Cambridge he read Music after which he took his PGCE in Music, French and Latin at Durham where he sung in the Cathedral Choir under Richard Lloyd, became organist and choirmaster in a local church and performed as a soloist with university chamber choirs and the opera group.
Lindsay then taught in four schools across the UK (three as Director of Music) before becoming a Headmaster, most recently at The Cathedral School, Llandaff, in Cardiff where he extended the age range of the school, doubled the numbers and created a choir of Girl Choristers. After 14 years at Llandaff, Lindsay become Director of the Royal School of Church Music, a post he held until September 2012.