Peter Dyke


 

Peter Dyke

 Peter Dyke was born in Harpenden and was organ scholar of Robinson College, Cambridge. He won second prize in the Interpretation Competition in the St Albans International Organ Festival, has held posts at St Woolos, Newport and St Albans cathedrals and has been assistant organist of Hereford Cathedral since 1998. As well as accompanying the daily services he plays regularly for the choir on recordings, radio and television broadcasts and overseas tours.He founded and directs Hereford Cathedral Voluntary Choir, which has made its own European tours. Peter has a keen interest in teaching and was made an Associate of the Royal School of Church Music in 2010 for his work founding two successful organists’ training schemes. His three solo CDs have received much critical praise. In 2005 he recorded a series of programmes for BBC Radio 3 exploring J S Bach’s 260-mile journey on foot to Lübeck to visit Buxtehude.