Director of Music

The current Director of Music (part-time) is Philip Burnett. South African by birth, Philip began organ lessons with Grant Brasler at St George’s Cathedral Cape Town. His undergraduate degree in Music came from Rhodes University where he was the Charles Bryars Organ Scholar. He was later acting Director of Music at Grahamstown Cathedral and taught music at Kingswood College, Grahamstown. He moved to Bristol for further research and study in 2010, and for five years sang in the choir of the famous Bristol church St Mary Redcliffe. He holds an MA from the University of Bristol and is currently studying towards a PhD in Musicology and History. He has worked as a locum organist in London and the South West, and divides his duties at St Mark’s with singing and playing at St Barnabas, Jericho in Oxford. He also works as a Library Assistant at University College Oxford and the Bodleian Music Faculty Library.

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