Peter Stevens

Peter Stevens, Assistant Master of Music

Peter Stevens was born in Bury, Lancashire, in 1987. He spent his sixth form years at Chetham's School of Music in Manchester, where in his final year he also held the Junior Organ Scholarship at Manchester Cathedral. On leaving school, he spent a year as Organ Scholar at St. George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, where he played for services at which members of the Royal Family were present, including the service to mark HM The Queen's 80th birthday.

Peter spent four years as Organ Scholar at King's College, Cambridge, accompanying the famous Chapel Choir in their daily services, broadcasts and recordings, as well as studying for BA and MusB degrees. He played three times for the Festival of Nine Lessons and Carols, broadcast live on Christmas Eve to a worldwide audience of millions.

After graduating, Peter moved to Westminster Cathedral as Organ Scholar, before being appointed Assistant Master of Music in January 2011. In addition to working with the Cathedral Choir, he organises and gives many of the Cathedral's organ recitals.

Peter spent three years as Organist of the Edington Festival of Music within the Liturgy, then in 2013 became the Director of the Festival's Schola Cantorum. His organ teachers have included Thomas Trotter, Colin Walsh and David Briggs.

 

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