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For eight years Justin wrote a regular column for The Irish Examiner, and he has contributed articles and book reviews to newspapers and professional journals. He is a Professor of Vocal Studies at the Royal College of Music, London; Visiting Tutor at the Birmingham Conservatoire, and Vocal Coach to the men of King’s College Chapel Choir, Cambridge. He is one of very few western singers able to sing in mandarin Chinese, and is an Honorary Professor of the Confucius Institute of North Carolina. As well as giving frequent masterclasses he has a private teaching practice at his home in Thames Ditton. A founder member of the Newlands Rowing Club, he rows regularly on the Thames.
Justin is increasingly in demand as a conductor of both opera and oratorio. From 2013 to 2015 he was artistic and musical director of Opera at Bearwood, in Berkshire. At Bearwood he has conducted Puccini's Le Villi, Bizet's Carmen, Offenbach's Orpheus in the Underworld, Gounod's Romeo and Juliet and Smetana's The Bartered Bride; in addition he has worked with a number of leading choral societies both as conductor and as vocal coach. In 2016 he will direct the Epsom Twinning Choral Festival, with choirs from the UK, Germany, France and Belgium.