- Instrument: Organ
Michael Stephens-Jones has recently graduated from Selwyn College, Cambridge with a Starred First in Music. During his three years there, he served as Organ Scholar, accompanying the choir, including for three broadcasts of Choral Evensong on BBC Radio 3, several commercial recordings and on tour. In his final year he was awarded Fellowship of the Royal College of Organists, gaining the Limpus prize, Dr F. J. Read prize, and Coventry Cathedral Recital Award for his performance. Having previously held positions at Tewkesbury Abbey, the Dean Close Foundation, Cheltenham and All Saints’ Parish Church, Hertford, he studies with Stephen Farr, and as of September 2021 holds the Organ Scholarship at Guildford Cathedral.
Having won first prize in the senior section of the 2016 London Organ Competition, Michael has given recitals widely. Highlights include Westminster Abbey for the Summer Organ Festival Young Artist Platform, Leeds Town Hall, the Royal Hospital School, Holbrook for the East of England Organ Day, and the 2019 Bloomsbury Organ Day.
Page Updated: April 2022
Musicians’ Company Award: Silver Medal – Royal College of Organists 2021
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