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HANFORTH, Thomas William (1867 - 1948), Fellow Royal College of Organists

PHILLIPS, Margaret Corinna (born 1950), Professor of Organ, Royal College of Music, since 1996; concert organist

WEIR, Gillian (Constance) (born 1941), concert organist; Prince Consort Professor, Royal College of Music, since 1999

PULLEIN, John (died 1948), Fellow of the Royal College of Organists; Organist and Choirmaster, Woodside Parish Church, Glasgow, since 1946

DYKES BOWER, John (1905 - 1981), Hon. Secretary, Royal College of Organists, 1968–81; Organist of St Paul’s Cathedral, 1936–67

MOORE, Philip John (born 1943), Organist and Master of the Music, York Minster, 1983–2008, now Organist Emeritus; President, Royal College of Organists, since 2015

MAINE, Basil Stephen (1894 - 1972), Hon. Member, Royal Society of Musicians of GB; Life Member, Royal College of Organists; Hon. Member, Incorporated Society of Musicians

BIRCH, John Anthony (1929 - 2012), Curator-Organist, Royal Albert Hall, since 1984; Professor, Royal College of Music, 1959–97, then Consultant; Organist: to the Royal Choral Society, since 1966; of the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra, since 1983

THALBEN-BALL, George (Thomas) (1896 - 1987), Bard Ylewyth Mur; Freeman of City of London; Civic and University Organist, Birmingham, 1949–82; Organist, the Temple Church, 1923–81, Organist Emeritus, since 1982; Curator-Organist, The Royal Albert Hall, London; Professor and Examiner, the Royal College of Music; Examiner to the Associated Board of the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal College of Music; Member of the Council and Examiner of Royal College of Organists; Examiner on behalf of the Cape University, 1925; Adviser and Consultant to BBC, 1941

TURPIN, Edmund Hart (1885 - 1907), Hon. Secretary of Royal College of Organists from 1875; Warden Trinity College of Music, London, from 1892; organist St Bride’s, Fleet Street, from 1888; examiner College of Preceptors, etc

PEASGOOD, Osborne Harold (1902 - 1962), Sub-Organist, Westminster Abbey, since 1924; Professor, Royal College of Music; member of teaching staff, Reading University

WATSON, Sydney (1903 - 1991), Student, Organist and Lecturer in Music, Christ Church, Oxford, 1955–70; Professor, Royal College of Music, 1946–71; Examiner, Royal Schools of Music, 1943–83

MACPHERSON, Charles (1870 - 1927), Hon. Member American Guild of Organists; Organist of St Paul’s Cathedral since 1916; President, Royal College of Organists, 1920–22; Professor of Harmony, Royal Academy of Music; an Examiner for the Associated Board of the RAM and RCM

WETTON, Henry Davan (1862 - 1928), Fellow of the Royal College of Organists; Fellow of the Guildhall School of Music; Organist and Director of the Choir at Christ Church, Lancaster Gate, W, since 1926; Professor of the Organ, Harmony, Counterpoint, and Composition at the Guildhall School of Music; Head of Music Department, Battersea Polytechnic; retired, 1927; Professor of Sight Singing, Ear Training, and Examiner, Royal College of Music; Member of the Faculty of Music, University of London; Fellow Incorporated Staff Sight-Singing College; Examiner to the Associated Board of the Royal Academy of Music and the Royal College of Music

HARRIS, William (1883 - 1973), Organist of St George’s Chapel, Windsor, 1933–61; Professor of Organ and Harmony, Royal College of Music, 1921–53

 

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Formed 1864 in London, among aims being to provide examinations and certificates to safeguard standards among organists and also to encourage comp. and study of sacred mus. Orig. housed in Bloomsbury, since 1894 in Kensington Gore in building vacated by RCM. Royal charter 1893.

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