was appointed Principal
Conductor and Chorus Director from the start of the 2007-8
is a graduate of the Royal
Northern College of Music, where he studied organ, piano accompaniment
and conducting. He
holds the Associate
Diploma of the Royal College of Organists, in which he won the Sawyer
Durrant prizes, and is a Licentiate of Trinity College, London.
in Kent, his early musical training began with David Flood and Michael
Cathedral, and whilst a student at the Harvey Grammar
School, Folkestone, Greg won
many prizes as an organist and pianist throughout the country.
In 1990, one year after
joining the RNCM, he
was the Under-21 winner of the Paisley International Organ Festival,
to recitals at Clare College, Cambridge; Coventry Cathedral;
Gallery, Glasgow; and the Royal Festival Hall, London.
this success, Greg has given recitals as an organist and accompanist at
venues throughout the UK, including the cathedrals of Carlisle,
Newcastle, Ripon, Rochester, Sheffield,
St. Giles Edinburgh, and Truro; as well as at Cartmel Priory, St.
Martin-in-the-Fields, London, and York Minster.
currently on the music staff at Ashville College in Harrogate,
Organist and Director of Music at Northallerton Parish
Church, and Accompanist for Ripon Choral Society.
During their 2006-7 season he acted as Accompanist with the Sheffield
Christer was appointed Accompanist
and Deputy Chorus Director from the 2007-8 season.
one of the foremost organ virtuoso performers in the
North of England. He has been the Director of Music and
Organist of St John the Evangelist Church, Darlington, for the past 30
is Sub Organist at St Mary’s, Richmond.
addition to this he is in demand as accompanist for many of the
and choral societies including Tees Valley Youth Choir and Cleveland
Philharmonic Choir. He
also plays as Organist for the St. Paul's Chamber Choir in London.
teachers have included Dr Francis Jackson, David Hill, Ian
Shaw, Keith Wright and - “Mr Bach” himself - John Scott
at York. His own pupils have had recent success in the ABRSM