In association with
Mr James Gough MA LRAM FRCO

Biography

James graduated with a Master of Arts in Organ Performance from the Royal Academy of Music in 2009, where his principal organ teacher was Nicolas Kynaston. During his time at the Academy, James gained the Fellowship Diploma of the Royal College of Organists as well as the Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Music teaching diploma. He was also the recipient of several Academy prizes including the Eric Thiman Organ Prize for solo organ, open to all RAM organ students. James has taken part in numerous masterclasses with internationally acclaimed organists Olivier Latry, Daniel Roth, Bine Bryndorf, Piet Kee, James O'Donnell, Patrick Russill and David Titterington, amongst others. He was chosen to play the organ for Elton John's visit to the Academy and has also taken part in numerous performances abroad with the organ department including South Germany, Sweden, Denmark and France. During this period, James was also organ scholar at St Bride's Church Fleet Street where he performed regularly with the professional choir and music team for services and concerts. As a solo recitalist, James has played in many of the U.K's most presigious churches and cathedrals including Westminster Cathedral, The Temple Church, St Bride's, various Oxford chapels, Worcester, Bristol, and Coventry Cathedrals and Bath Abbey, and numerous others. Upcoming solo recitals include St Paul's Cathedral and St Michael's Cornhill, London. He has also given a number of world premiere performances by renowned composers including David Bednall and Diana Burrell, with the latter as part of London's Spitalfields Festival.

James currently works as Musician-In-Residence at Bishops Stortford College and is Director of Music/Organist at St John's Loughton.

Contact James

Address: Hertfordshire
CM23 2QF
Phone: 07816667265
Fee (30 minutes): £20.00
Fee (60 minutes): £35.00

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