|Name Philip Moore||Role Composer|
|Books Lo! God Is Here!: For SATB Choir, Choral Octavo, The Organs of York Minster|
Education Royal College of Music, Maidstone Grammar School
Similar People John Scott Whiteley, Francis Jackson, Richard Shephard, Edward Bairstow, Jonathan Vaughn
Philip moore on the bench with dr carol
Philip Moore (born 30 September 1943) is an English composer and organist.
- Philip moore on the bench with dr carol
- Concert at st peter s brighton guildford cathedral 1977 philip moore
- Early life
- Personal life
- Choral works
Concert at st peter s brighton guildford cathedral 1977 philip moore
Moore attended Maidstone Grammar School.
After studying at the Royal College of Music, he was Assistant Music Master and Organist at Eton College. He became Assistant Organist at Canterbury Cathedral in 1968. He was appointed Organist and Master of the Choristers at Guildford Cathedral in 1974. He succeeded Francis Jackson in 1983 as Organist and Master of the Music at York Minster, a post he held until his retirement in 2008. In 2015 he began a two-year term as President of the Royal College of Organists.
He has composed works for organ, including instrumental works, cantatas for choir and orchestra, and many pieces of Church music. These include anthems, for worship and carols.
Moore has a son and two daughters.
In 2016, the Archbishop of Canterbury awarded him the Cranmer Award for Worship "for his contribution to the English choral tradition as a composer, arranger and performer".