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Friends’ Organ Recital


4th March 2017 11:00 4th March 2017 12:00 Europe/London Friends’ Organ Recital

Julian Cooper, organist and assistant music director at St Thomas on the Bourne, plays the organ at St Bartholomew’s as part of the Friends’ Organ recital series. Refreshments beforehand. Free with retiring collection. Julian Cooper was born in Aldershot and commenced his musical studies with the late Mrs Barbara Holderness of Fleet. He was educated the Royal Grammar School, Guildford, where he was a Music Scholar. Julian subsequently studied Chemistry at Durham where he was awarded a BSc and PhD. Whilst at Durham he was Organ Scholar at the College of St Hild and St Bede, as well as Organist at St John’s Church, Neville’s Cross, Durham. He studied the organ with Keith Wright, the assistant organist at the cathedral. Julian won six prizes in the Associate of the Royal College of Organists diploma including the prestigious Limpus prize, and subsequently won the Harding and Durrant prizes in the Fellowship examination. After leaving Durham, he continued his organ studies with Anne Page in Cambridge. Although Julian’s day job is in the pharmaceutical industry, he was Assistant Organist at St Neots Parish Church in Cambridgeshire before moving to Farnham in January 2007. Whilst at St Neots he accompanied the choir on their many cathedral visits, including a tour to Helsinki. Julian has given recitals at the cathedrals of Durham, Dunblane and St Giles (Edinburgh), as well as in various parish churches. He has given recitals in the cathedrals of Lviv and Kyiv in Ukraine, and has attended study courses on historical organs in the Netherlands, Germany, Latvia, Italy and Spain.  He has also played organ and continuo for the Guildford Oriana Orchestra, Brockham Choral Society, Surrey Festival Chorus, Thames Voyces, Vox and Ex Andreas Singers. Julian has also produced a CD of the Forster and Andrews organ at All Saints Parish Church, Fleet.  He owns two harpsichords, a virginal and an 1830s Broadwood square piano.

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Julian Cooper, organist and assistant music director at St Thomas on the Bourne, plays the organ at St Bartholomew’s as part of the Friends’ Organ recital series.

Refreshments beforehand.

Free with retiring collection.

Julian Cooper was born in Aldershot and commenced his musical studies with the late Mrs Barbara Holderness of Fleet. He was educated the Royal Grammar School, Guildford, where he was a Music Scholar. Julian subsequently studied Chemistry at Durham where he was awarded a BSc and PhD. Whilst at Durham he was Organ Scholar at the College of St Hild and St Bede, as well as Organist at St John’s Church, Neville’s Cross, Durham. He studied the organ with Keith Wright, the assistant organist at the cathedral.

Julian won six prizes in the Associate of the Royal College of Organists diploma including the prestigious Limpus prize, and subsequently won the Harding and Durrant prizes in the Fellowship examination. After leaving Durham, he continued his organ studies with Anne Page in Cambridge. Although Julian’s day job is in the pharmaceutical industry, he was Assistant Organist at St Neots Parish Church in Cambridgeshire before moving to Farnham in January 2007. Whilst at St Neots he accompanied the choir on their many cathedral visits, including a tour to Helsinki.

Julian has given recitals at the cathedrals of Durham, Dunblane and St Giles (Edinburgh), as well as in various parish churches. He has given recitals in the cathedrals of Lviv and Kyiv in Ukraine, and has attended study courses on historical organs in the Netherlands, Germany, Latvia, Italy and Spain.  He has also played organ and continuo for the Guildford Oriana Orchestra, Brockham Choral Society, Surrey Festival Chorus, Thames Voyces, Vox and Ex Andreas Singers.

Julian has also produced a CD of the Forster and Andrews organ at All Saints Parish Church, Fleet.  He owns two harpsichords, a virginal and an 1830s Broadwood square piano.