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David Davies

Chapel Organist

David Davies trained as an organist, pianist and conductor at the Universities of Oxford and Yale. He has held church and cathedral organist positions both in the UK and the USA, most recently as Assistant Director of Music at Exeter Cathedral.

He was adjunct lecturer in Music at the University of Surrey, and frequently gives talks and leads seminars on the intersection of the arts, theology and cultural history.

David is a commissioned composer on both sides of the Atlantic and is in demand as a musical arranger. As an international concert organist he has given performances across Europe, north America and Japan. In 2017 he recorded his first solo organ recording, and taught and performed at the Malta International Organ Festival.

David formed The Oxford Cantata Choir in 1995, was artistic director of Atlanta Schola Cantorum, and held the conductor positions of both the Surrey Festival Choir and the Exeter Bach Society. He directed Guildford Cathedral Girls' Choir for six years and, as an orchestral conductor, he has worked with the Yale Sinfonia, the London Festival Orchestra and the Guildford Philharmonic Orchestra.