QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPERIENCE
I have been playing organ since I was 7 years old. I have grown up in a traditional church choir starting as a treble and moving on to Tenor, and I've been playing organ and piano at various churches since moving to London in September 2009.
I am a practising christian, which helps with understanding church music and how it is performed. I am currently Musical Director at Church of the Ascension in Ealing, where I've been since June 2011. I direct the church choir, which I built from scratch. I play Traditional Organ hymns and modern worship songs on Piano with a worship band on a weekly basis, so my knowledge of church repertoire is quite extensive. I am an accomplished sight reader, which is helpful for being booked at the last minute. I also accompany shows and examinations.
I studied at the London College of Music and I have a Bachelor of Music degree with honours in Music Performance specialising on Electric Organ, which means I can perform a concert/recital using three different keyboard instruments (Electric Organ, Church Organ & Piano).
I am based in West London, so I have access to London's transport system.
AVAILABILITY DURING THE WEEK
My availability is varied depending on the time of year and what jobs I have on. As Musical Director of my church, I can't do Sundays at all, but most other days, depending on what's already in my diary, I am available to take bookings.
Here's a full list of my experience as an Organist and Pianist starting with most recent.
June 2011 to present
Musical Director & Organist/Pianist Church of the Ascension, Ealing Job includes: - Organist & Pianist for Sunday Services including Evening Worship. Directing the Ascension Community Choir in yearly events, including Carol Services, Choral Come and Sing Events and Concerts. Playing as part of and leading the Church Worship Band for services.
January 2010 to present
Twyford C of E High School, Acton
I accompany various choirs in the school for concerts and this also includes playing organ and piano at St. Martin's Church Acton for yearly Carol Service. I also accompany examinations throughout the year.
I have been Assistant MD and played piano in the orchestra for: -
July 2017 - Hairspray
February 2016 - The King and I
February 2015 - The Sound of Music
February 2014 - Grease (I was Musical Director for this) February 2013 - Annie
February 2012 - Beauty and the Beast
February 2011 - The Wizard of Oz
February 2010 - Oliver
September 2011 to present
Musical Director & Pianist for Pantomime
St. Faith's Players, Brentford
December 2016 - Robin Hood
December 2015 - The White Cat
December 2014 - Peter Panto
December 2013 - Sinbadaladdin
December 2012 - Jack and the Beanstalk
December 2011 - Calamity Jane The Panto
April 2015 to present
Musical Director and/or Pianist
Hounslow Light Operatic Company, Brentford
Shows and role: -
March 2017 - Trial By Jury - Musical Director & Organist
October 2016 - The Mikado - Musical Director & Organist
March 2016 - Godspell - Musical Director & Pianist
October 2015 - The Pirate Queen (UK Premiere) - Assistant MD, Rehearsal Pianist & Keys 1 in Orchestra
April 2015 - G & S Revue - Musical Director & Pianist
January 2017 to present Pianist Kew Community Choir, Kew
January 2017 - Joseph and the Amazing Techicolor Dreamcoat - Pianist
January 2011 to May 2011
Organist and Assistant MD
St. Faith's Church, Brentford
September 2010 to December 2010
Organist St. Georges Church, Owlsmoor
September 2009 to September 2010
Organist & Pianist St. Mary's Church, Ealing