~ RICHARD LEACH – ORGANIST ~

Richard-Leach-2 He has held Organ Scholarships at Nottingham Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin; Pembroke College, Oxford; and Canterbury Cathedral and studied the organ with John Keys, John Wellingham and David Goode. He completed his PGCE at Cambridge and was Assistant Director of Music and Organist at Worksop College from 2005 to 2012. He has given organ recitals at a number of the country’s major venues and is in demand as a continuo player for works such as Handel’s Messiah and the Bach St Matthew Passion. As a piano accompanist he has performed a wide-ranging repertoire with both singers and instrumentalists; he studies currently with Andrew West at the Royal Academy of Music.