The Music Department

James O'Donnell

James O'Donnell

James O’Donnell is Organist and Master of the Choristers of Westminster Abbey. He is internationally recognised as a conductor and organ recitalist. He studied the organ with Peter Hurford, Nicolas Kynaston and David Sanger. As an organist he has appeared in concert all over the world, including the United States, Japan, Australia, New Zealand and throughout Europe, together with UK concerts in the Royal Festival Hall, the BBC Proms, and many others.

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Peter Holder

Peter Holder

The Dean and Chapter of Westminster Abbey recently appointed Peter Holder as the Abbey's new Sub-Organist of Westminster Abbey in succession to Daniel Cook. He will take up his post at the Abbey at the end of autumn 2017.

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Matthew Jorysz

Matthew Jorysz

Matthew Jorysz is Assistant Organist of Westminster Abbey. Before this he held the Abbey’s Organ Scholarship for a term, and the Organ Scholarship at Clare College, Cambridge, whilst studying for a degree in music.

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Benjamin Cunningham

Benjamin Cunningham

Benjamin Cunningham is Organ Scholar at Westminster Abbey. Prior to this, he held the Organ Scholarship at Worcester College, Oxford whilst reading for a degree in Music.

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