Holy smoke: Oxford grabs Westminster Abbey organist

Holy smoke: Oxford grabs Westminster Abbey organist

Even with royal highlights, nobody wants to remain on the subs bench.

press release:
Peter Holder, Sub-Organist at Westminster Abbey, has been appointed Organist and Official Student (Tutorial Fellow) at Christ Church, Oxford.

In his current role, Peter has been the chief musical assistant to the Organist and Master of the Choristers at Westminster Abbey, playing the organ for the Abbey’s daily services and accompanying the Abbey Choir in recordings and concerts. He also serves as deputy director of the Choir and assists in training the choristers.

Peter served as principal organist at the State Funeral of HM Queen Elizabeth II and last year’s Coronation of Their Majesties The King and Queen, for which he was recently made a Fellow of the Royal Academy of Music.

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