Director of Music

ALEXANDER KNIGHT

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Alexander grew up in Manchester and spent his early musical years as a pianist, quickly obtaining Distinction in ABRSM Grade 8 at the age of 9. He attended The Manchester Grammar School and began studying organ with Simon Leach, before taking a short break from education to work. Alexander subsequently moved to Cardiff and held the post of Director of Music & Organist at St Mary’s, Whitchurch, whilst under the tuition of David Thomas.

Between 2012 and 2015, Alexander held the Organ Scholarship at Queens’ College, Cambridge, where he also read for a degree in music. With Queens’ College Choir, Alexander toured and performed in Hong Kong, Paris, Budapest and Switzerland, and featured on the CD ‘For The Wings of a Dove’. Alexander studied organ with William Whitehead whilst at Cambridge, and performed in solo recitals across Cambridge, Cardiff and at Kensington Palace. After graduating, Alexander moved to London and now holds the post of Director of Music & Organist at St Mary Magdalene, Richmond.

Alexander began DJ-ing, writing and producing music, and radio presenting whilst at Cambridge, and is continuing to pursue a career in the music industry whilst holding his post in Richmond. Alexander also teaches music, piano and maths privately, and in his spare time plays football and is an avid Manchester City fan.

Alexander is always willing to meet prospective singers and organists, so do please get in touch if you’re interested. More information on joining can be found via the Join section.

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