Peter Holder


 

Peter HolderPeter Holder is Sub-Organist of St Paul's Cathedral and Sub-Organist elect of Westminster Abbey, a post he will take up in the autumn. His responsibilities at St Paul's include accompanying the Cathedral Choir in the daily services, and at concerts and services of national significance, including most recently the 90th birthday celebrations of HM Queen Elizabeth II.
 
Peter is also an Organ Tutor at the Royal Academy of Music, where he previously undertook undergraduate and postgraduate studies, gaining numerous scholarships and awards, most notably HRH Princess Alice the Duchess of Gloucester’s Prize for exemplary studentship at graduation in 2013. Peter was elected Associate of the Royal Academy of Music earlier this year. He continues his repertoire studies with David Titterington, Jon Laukvik and Patrick Russill, and improvisation with Thierry Escaich.
 
Peter has previously held posts at Westminster Abbey, St Albans Cathedral, Southwell Minster and The Royal Hospital Chelsea. He has broadcast for BBC radio and television, and his first solo recording, played on the sensational 1797 Holzhey organ of Neresheim Abbey, featuring the works of members of the Bach family, WA Mozart and Christian Heinrich Rinck, will be released imminently.
 
Further information can be found at www.peterholdermusic.co.uk