The English bass, Simon Whiteley, was educated at Royal Holloway, University of London (Egham), he won both the Pompilia Legge Scholarship and the Driver Prize for excellence in the Performing Arts.
Simon Whiteley 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 Jan Dismas Zelenka: Requiem in C Minor.
Currently a Lay Clerk at St Georgeís Chapel, Windsor Castle, Simon Whiteley also tours and records with some of the best-known choirs and ensembles in the world, including EXAUDI, The Tallis Scholars (Director: Peter Phillips), The Cardinallís Musick, Tenebrae (Director: Nigel Short) and Polyphony (Director: Stephen Layton). He also runs and sings in the internationally renowned a cappella group, The Queen's Six. In his spare time he enjoys composing and arranging, cycling, cooking, cryptic crosswords, reading, and horror films. He currently lives in Windsor, Berkshire, England.