Carl-Anthony Hines, Music Lead of The Lydians
Born and raised in Jamaica, Carl-Anthony Hines is a young composer, music tutor, tenor vocalist and music student currently pursuing a Bachelor of Arts degree in Music at the University of the West Indies (UWI) St. Augustine Campus. Over the past ten years, Hines has composed over thirteen original commissioned pieces of music along with several scored arrangements. He has pursued several musical endeavours including being the Vice President of the University Chorale of the UWI, Mona Jamaica, a Composer in Residence at the Jamaica Youth Chorale and a founder and conductor of the Diocesan Festival Choir, 'Vocez' Vocal Chamber Ensemble, The University Singers, the Brandenburg Singers, The Jamaica National Festival Choir and The UWI Arts Chorale. Hines has been an active member of the Lydians from 2014 and in 2016 took charge of the choir as Guest Conductor and Rehearsal Master on a full-time, volunteer basis. He was then appointed as Assistant Musical Director from July 2017 to July 2019. Since then he has been appointed as Musical Lead of the Lydians. In 2016 he started the Young Artistes’ Workshop and In-House concert series, now in its fourth year, it has grown each year, and continues to be safe and encouraging platform for budding performers within the organization.