Monday 25th October
by Anthony Wilson
Pageantry Sidney Campbell
Adagio Samuel Barber
Trans: William Strickland
Aria Florence Price
(Suite No.1 for Organ) (1887-1953)
Variations sur Denis Bédard
‘Amazing grace’ (b.1950)
Aria on a Chaconne Joel Martinson
Mariales Naji Haki
Allegro Marziale Harold Greenhill
Anthony Wilson was born in North Yorkshire, where he studied the piano, organ and violin. In 2014, he moved with his family to Eastbourne; he is the organist and choirmaster at St. Mary’s Church, Willingdon, and is the part-time music teacher and organist at Roedean School, Brighton. Anthony teaches the organ privately through the RCO Academy.
Anthony read music at Nottingham University, before training as a teacher and studying for an MA in Music Education at the UCL Institute of Education. During his career, he has taught music in secondary schools in Hertfordshire, London and Leicester: also holding posts as a church musician. Since leaving full-time classroom teaching, he has gained diplomas in organ and piano 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.