Who We Are

 Accompanist

John Eady

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John accompanies the choir during rehearsals and concerts. With Colin and himself in charge, every rehearsal is a pleasure. John studied music at King’s College, London, the Royal Academy of Music and cell at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama with Stefan Popov. In 2002 he started to learn the organ with Anne Marsden Thomas at St Giles International Organ School and in 2006 he became a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists. He is currently a freelance cellist and organist, manages his string quartet named Four Strings Attached. He has also been a visiting instrumental and theory teacher at Eastbourne College, Battle Abbey School and Lancing College. Since 2008 he has been organist at St Magnus the Martyr, London Bridge. In 2012 he won a competition at St Paul’s Cathedral with his Pentecost anthem Veni Sancte Spiritus and in 2013 won a further composition competition at Lincoln Cathedral with his eight-part Latin Responsory.

Deputy Music Director  Veronica Fewkes

Deputy Accompanist  Heather Morton

Committee Officers:

Chairman

Alison Mowbray

Treasurer

Rick Wiles

Secretary/Deputy Chair

Steve Machan

Committee Members:

Rowena Reeve  Minutes Secretary

Ralph Wood  Librarian

Françoise Basden-Smith   Box Office

Carole Josey  Concert Manager

Ailsa Katona

Veronica Fewkes

Also ex officio:

Mary Mercer    Website

Jonathan Chappell   Technical