Assistant Organist Appointed
Posted on Aug 5, 2012 in news
We are pleased to welcome Geoffrey Woollatt in the cathedral music department from September 2012. He has been appointed as the Assistant Organist and will help to conduct and direct the choir as well as playing the organ for services and weddings.
Geoffrey began his musical career as a chorister at Southwell Minster in Nottinghamshire. During his time in the choir he enjoyed touring with them to Italy, Sweden and Paris.
Subsequently he attended Chetham’s School of Music in Manchester, where he continued his Organ Studies with Christopher Stokes.
In January 2007, Geoffrey was appointed as Junior Organ Scholar at Manchester Cathedral, a post which he held for eighteen months. In September 2008, he became the Organ Scholar at Chester Cathedral, where he regularly played for services, and the weekly Organ Recitals.
In September 2009, Geoffrey commenced his studies at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland in Glasgow. At the same time he was appointed Assistant Organist at St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral in Glasgow, where he played regularly for the choir and was also involved in many broadcasts and recordings while he was there.