Chapel Music Co-Ordinator: Peter Parshall
Peter read Theology and was Organ Scholar of Westminster College, Oxford, from where he studied the organ with David Saint at the Birmingham Conservatoire. Having held church and cathedral posts in Oxford and Dublin, he is now based in Devon where he runs a private teaching practice and directs several choirs. Having worked for the Royal School of Church music for many years, both in the UK and in Ireland, as an educator, examiner and facilitator, he was honoured recently with the award of Associate of the RSCM. Peter is Artistic Director of the new South Wessex Organ Society, occasional composer, with works having been commissioned and recorded by choirs in the UK, Ireland and the USA, the co-editor of the choral anthology, Weddings for Choirs, published by Oxford University Press, and a contributor to the New Dictionary of National Biography.