Tecwyn studied composition and conducting at the University of Otago under Associate Professor Jack Speirs. A Fulbright Scholarship enabled him to continue his studies in the US under Brian Priestman and Simon Carrington. After four years as Chorus Master at Glyndebourne Festival Opera making his debut conducting on the Glyndebourne tour, Tecwyn was a finalist in the 2005 Leeds’ Conducting Competition. His continued work with many of the top orchestras in the Europe and in NZ have established Tecwyn as one of New Zealand’s most successful conductors.
Tecwyn’s skill as a choral trainer, voice coach, composer and conductor enables him to work in wider variety of situations than many conductors drawing on 20 years experience in the profession.