Monday 4th November
by Anthony Wilson
Anthony Wilson was born in Malton, North Yorkshire, studying the piano with Kathleen Barnby and the organ with Keith Pemberton and Geoffrey Pearce. After school, he moved to Nottingham University to study Medicine, later following his heart to the Music department. He gained degrees in Medical Science and Music, studying the organ with John Keys. He trained as a teacher at UCL Institute of Education, later gaining an MA in Music Education, and becoming Head of Music in secondary schools in London and Leicester. No longer a full-time classroom teacher, he is Director of Music at St Peter’s Church, Bexhill-on-Sea, helps with exams at St Catherine’s College, and teaches organ at Priory School, Lewes. As well as examining, he likes being examined, gaining the ATCL, ARCO and FLCM diplomas in organ playing. In his free time, Anthony likes to spend time with his family, cook, keep up to date with civil aviation, and read 20th century literature and crime fiction.