(born 8 April 1972, in London
), is a British singer who achieved fame as a boy soprano
Childhood and Singing career
<!-- Unsourced image removed: -->In 1982, Paul Miles-Kingston won a choral scholarship into Winchester Cathedral Choir
. While a chorister, he sang many solos in services, broadcasts and oratorios; he toured Western Canada with the choir in 1983, and sang with them at the BBC Proms. He won several prizes as a chorister for his outstanding solo singing and also for his musical contribution at the Pilgrims School, The Winchester Cathedral Choir School. Paul achieved great success as treble soloist in Andrew Lloyd Webber
appearing with Sarah Brightman
, Plácido Domingo
and The Winchester Cathedral Choir at the world premiere in New York
and The British premier in Westminster Abbey. He was awarded a silver disc for the single Pie Jesu
, which reached number 3 in the charts, and also received gold and platinum discs for the album, which by 1985 had sold over 400,000 copies. In that same year, Paul sang twice at the Barbican Centre in London
and also took part in a Gala Royal attended by the Queen in Edinburgh. Paul Miles-Kingston was Head Chorister of Winchester Cathedral from January to July 1985. At that time Martin Neary
was Organist and Master of the Choristers.
He now works at St Peter's School, York
as the director of music.