Paul Brough - choral and orchestral conductor, teacher and musical consultant - studied at the Royal College of Music and held organ scholarships at St Michael's College, Tenbury and Magdalen College, Oxford. He subsequently studied conducting at the Royal Academy of Music.

As well as the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the BBC Philharmonic and the BBC Concert Orchestra, he has conducted the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, Ulster Orchestra, Britten Sinfonia, Manchester Camerata and St James's Baroque. With the BBC Singers (Principal Guest Conductor 2011-16) he has conducted over sixty broadcasts of choral music from all over the world spanning seven centuries. His recordings include Britten with the BBC Concert Orchestra and Richard Rodney Bennett with the BBC Singers

He has been a Professor at the Royal Academy of Music since 2004. He taught orchestral conducting and academic studies to RAM undergraduates for twelve years and now continues to contribute to the postgraduate choral conductors' class. He also lectured in the Department of Music at King's College, London for sixteen years. He has a number of successful private students currently working in the profession and serves as a mentor and consultant to a number of academic institutions. He has served as assistant to the late Sir Jeffrey Tate (Venice "Ring-cycle" 2007-9), Guest Chorus Master at English National Opera, Acting Organist of New College, Oxford and Principal Conductor of The Hanover Band (2007-10). In his parallel activities as a church musician he has developed the musical traditions at All Saints' Margaret Street, Sheffield Cathedral and Tewkesbury Abbey. He now directs the music at St Mary's Bourne Street in succession and tribute to the late David Trendell. He was made an Associate of the Royal Academy of Music in 2007 in recognition of "a significant contribution to the music profession".