Ben Bloor


Ben BloorBen Bloor began his musical education as a chorister in Derby Cathedral where, after many rewarding years as a treble, he became the organ scholar. Last year he achieved the prestigious post of organ scholar at St George's Chapel, Windsor Castle, where he resided and worked for the year, playing (on occasion for royalty) and teaching the young choristers. Currently Ben is reading music at the University of Oxford, where he also holds an organ scholarship at New College, under the baton of Edward Higginbottom. He was a recently a finalist in both the American Guild of Organists / Quimby Competition for Young Organists and winner of the 2012 Northern Ireland International Organ Competition.

 

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