Choirmaster jailed for six years for pupil abuse

A choirmaster who sexually abused a pupil who went on to take her own life during his trial has been jailed for six years.

Michael Brewer arrives at Manchester Crown Court for an earlier hearing. Credit: Press Assocation

Michael Brewer, 68, of Swarthmore Road, Selly Oak, Birmingham, was convicted last month of indecently assaulting 48-year-old Frances Andrade when she was an underage student at the prestigious Chetham's School of Music in Manchester.

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Abuse teacher jailed for 6 years

A choirmaster who sexually abused a pupil who took her own life during his trial has been jailed for six years. Michael Brewer was convicted of indecently assaulting Frances Andrade when she was a student at Chetham's School of Music in Manchester.