Organists

Organists at St. Giles’
Date   Organist
1849   Organist Hannah Hewitt and William Woodward choirmaster
1857   Mr Pickard Hall – said to be the real founder of the choir, then 13 boys and 12 men.
1875   Walter Parratt (organist of Magdalen) became organist.
1882   Herbert Brewer (afterwards organist of Gloucester Cathedral).
1885   Varley Roberts (who had succeeded Parratt at Magdalen).
1893   H.B. Wilsdon became organist. Full cathedral services with settings and anthems.
1940s   Charles Mackintosh
1950   Richard G. Greening
1955   Charles Busby
1966   John Caldwell
1967   Rosemary Kopp (ne Wright?)
1968   Richard Vendome
1971   Peter Ward Jones
2000   Cynthia Hall
2009   Andrew Patterson, Organist
2012   Andrew Patterson Music Director &
Nicholas Stefano Prozzillo Choir Director