Church Organist List

Church Organist List

The following are all Members of the Gloucestershire Organists’ Association who have (or have had) appointments.

If the Members’ name is in red, then click on it for further information. (Blank = no current appointment)

Roger Paine, BA(Hons), M.Soc.Sci

&C, All Souls’, South Ascot, Berkshire [1987-2002] O&C, St Mary’s, Whitchurch and St John’s, Whitchurch Hill, Oxon [2002-2007] O&C, St Paul’s, Newton Abbot, Devon [2007] Organist, St Gregory’s, Dawlish, Devon [2007-2009]

Greg Abrahams, BSc(Hons), BA(Hons), PGCFHE, FTCL, Dip.Mus(Open), AMusA, C.Eng, MIEE O&C – Bishop’s Cleeve Parish Church, Gloucestershire
Organist wanted. Organist and Director of Music at Ashchurch Church.
Brian Basham, B.Sc(ENG), C.Eng, MIEE Secretary of the GOA.  Formerly O&C Cockington Church, Torquay, St.Aidan’s Church, Cheltenham, and Assistant organist & Choirmaster of Bishop’s Cleeve Parish Church.
The Rev J.E.Beck, MA(Oxon), FRCO, ARCM In addition to being in Holy Orders, John was formerly the organist at Cirencester Parish Church.
John Belcher, MA(Cantab), FRCO(CHM), ARCM, Hon.FGCM O&C – Godalming Parish Church, Surrey
Rowland Binns Organist – Whitminster Parish Church, Gloucestershire.
Christopher Boodle, MA ARCM, FRCO Organist – Stroud Parish Church, Gloucestershire.
David Briggs, MA, FRCO, FRSA, ARCM International Recitalist and Organist Emeritus – Gloucester Cathedral. Artist-in-Residence at St James Cathedral, Toronto.
Mrs Fiona Brown, MA (Cantab), FRCO, LRAM Organist – Winchcombe Parish Church, Gloucestershire.
C. Cannock, ALCM Organist – St.Mary’s, Barnsley and St.Michael’s, Winson
David Dewar, FDCM, AdvDipRSCM Organist of Chippenham Parish Church
David Edden O&C – St. Mark’s Parish Church, Cheltenham.
Carleton Etherington, BMus, FRCO, ARAM, LRAM, Dip RAM Organist & Director of Music – Tewkesbury Abbey
Neil Fortin O&C – St. Mary’s Parish Church, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham.
Malcolm Foster, ATCL, MRTPI, IHBC O&C – Toddington Parish Church, Gloucestershire
Ian Fox MA, DipEd, FRCO Former Director of Music at The King’s School, Gloucester and Organist at Ashleworth Church and Chaceley Church. Diocesan Organs Adviser.
Maurice Fryatt Formerly: Organist – St. Mary & Corpus Christi, Down Hatherley, Cheltenham.
Simon Gibson, MA(Cantab), GRSM(Hons), FRCO, LRAM(Teacher), DipRCM(Teacher) Director of Music – St Peter’s Church, Leckhampton, Cheltenham. Formerly Organist and Director of Music, St. Mary The Boltons, London SW10
Dr S. Goodwin BSc, MBA, PhD, CEng, CITP, FIET, FBCS Organist – Holy Trinity, Amberley, Gloucestershire.
Frank Guppy Co-organist – Congregational Church, Cheltenham.
Dominic Hamilton, BA O&C – Holy Apostle’s Church, Charlton Kings, Cheltenham.
Dr Anthony Hammond, MA, PhD, FRCO, ALCM Organist & Director of Music – Cirencester Parish Church.
D. Harrison. FRCO, ARCM Organist – St. Edburgha’s, Leigh, Worcestershire.
Dr. John Henderson, MA, ARSCM, MB, BChir(Cantab), MRCP(UK), MRCGP, DRCOG Director of Music – Wroughton Parish Church, Wiltshire, and Hon. Librarian RSCM.
Corinne Hepburn, MA(Oxon), FRCO, LRAM, LGSN, PGCE Formerly: Music department at Cheltenham Ladies’ College, now a visiting teacher there.
John D Holloway, MA ARCO JP Director of Music – Upton-upon-Severn and Organist and Choirmaster Forthampton Church
Terry Hoyle Co-Organist – St. John’s Church, Northgate, Gloucester.
Tim Ingold Director of Music – Christ Church, Cheltenham.
Keith Jones Organ builder and tuner. Organist at St Giles, Goodrich, Herefordshire
Keith Lamb, M.Ed, DASE Assistant organist – Bishop’s Cleeve Parish Church, Gloucestershire
Mrs Valerie Lambert, LGSM, PGCE, A.Cert.CM
Arthur Lawrence, DipEE, ALCM, C.Eng, CITP, MIET, FBCS Organist at Deerhurst Priory.
Mrs Diana Lee-Browne O&C – Kempsford, Gloucestershire
Cameron Luke, MA(Oxon), FRCO(DipCHD), LTCL Director of Music – All Saints’ Church, Cheltenham.
D. V. Martin Director of Music – Batsford Church
Will Mason BMus (Hons) School Organist and Teacher of Academic Music at Repton School.
Brian Meredith, B.Sc Organist of Monteton Church, France from April to October each year
William Morris, ARCM, LRAM, ABSM Director of Music – St. Barnabas’ Church, Tuffley, Gloucester.
Julian Oxley  O&C, All Souls’, South Ascot, Berkshire [1987-2002]
O&C, St Mary’s, Whitchurch and St John’s, Whitchurch Hill, Oxon [2002-2007]
O&C, St Paul’s, Newton Abbot, Devon [2007]
Organist, St Gregory’s, Dawlish, Devon [2007-2009]
Simon Pickard, MA, MEd, LTCL Organist – St. Michael’s Church, Dowdeswell.
 Roger Paine, BA(Hons), M.Soc.Sci Formerly: O&C – Evesham Parish Church, Worcestershire
R. John Read  Formerly: O&C – Fairford Parish Church, Gloucestershire
John Renney, LL.B, FRCO Organist – Pump Street Methodist Church, Worcester.
John Scriven, F.Inst.CES Organist – King’s Stanley Parish Church, Gloucestershire
Ken Stephens Formerly: Organist – St. Peter’s Church, Cheltenham.
R. Stephens O&C – Chipping Campden Parish Church, Gloucestershire.
J. M. Swindells,B.Mus, PGCE, ARCO O&C – St. Michael’s Church, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire.
Mrs P. Taverner Organist – St. Stephen’s Church, Cheltenham.
D. K. Taylor, MA, CPhys, MInstP, MIPEM co-O&C – Bibury Church and co-Organist – Rodmarton, Sapperton, Barnsley, Winson and Frampton Mansell Churches, Gloucestershire.
Dr. D. Tingley, D. Phil Co Organist – Cambray Baptist Church, Cheltenham.
Trevor Tipple, MBE O&C – St. Martin’s Church, London Road, Worcester and Organ builder and tuner.
Ms Gerdi Troski M.Mus, B.Mus Organ teacher – St. Giles’ Organ School
John Wade, MA, B.Ed, ARCO Formerly O&C All Siahts’ Church, Cheltenham.
S. Walkley, BA, M.Ed, MA, Formerly: Organist – Church of the Holy Cross, Avening, Gloucestershire.
Gordon Webb, FInstLAM, AICB Formerly O&C Northleach Church,.
Paul Webber Organist – Moreton-in-Marsh Parish Church, Gloucestershire.
David Whitehead, GRSM(Hons),ARCO, ARCM Formerly Organist – Cheltenham Ladies’ College.
H. Williams Director of Music – Highnam Church and Organist, Gloucester Freemasons.
John Wright, MA(Cantab), FRCO(CHM) Formerly Director of Music – St Peter’s Church, Leckhampton, Cheltenham.