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Summer Organ Series – David Houlder

Part of the Leeds International Concert Season - 2021

Add to my Calendar 31-07-2021 11:00 31-07-2021 13:00 36 Summer Organ Series – David Houlder David Houlder – Leeds Minster Organist David Houlder performs an organ recital of works by Phil Lehenbauer, Philip Moore, Franck, Frantiszek Tuma, Vernon Hoyle, Cochereau, and Vierne.Programme duration approximately 50 mins. Please note there will be no interval. This concert will also be live streamed.>>> Tune in to watch the concert live on Saturday 31 July, 11am.  David Houlder was born in Liverpool but is also a proud Prestonian. Educated at Preston Grammar School, he studied organ there with John Robinson, gaining his FRCO at the age of seventeen. He read music at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge for the MA degree, continuing his studies with Arnold Richardson in London. He embarked upon a teaching career as Music Master at Wirral Grammar School for Boys and from 1981 to 1999 he was Director of Music at Liverpool’s historic Blue Coat School. In 1987 David was appointed Sub-Organist of Liverpool Cathedral, latterly combining that position with a freelance career both as recitalist and accompanist. He has played all of the cathedral organs in England and in 2001 he enjoyed a period as Acting-Assistant Organist of York Minster. In November 2003, after nearly thirty years music-making on Merseyside, David accepted the position of Sub-Organist at Leeds Parish Church. In addition to accompanying the daily choral services, he directs two choirs and is organist to the St Peters’ Singers. David specialises in organ and piano transcriptions of orchestral scores and is in great demand as accompanist to choral societies on both sides of the Pennines. He is chief accompanist to the Halifax Choral Society and Organist and Associate Conductor of the Doncaster Choral Society. His non-musical interests include shipping, railways and photography. Leeds Town Hall, Leeds DD/MM/YYYY

Details

Leeds Town Hall
The Headrow
Leeds
LS1 3AD
England


Programme

César FranckChoral in A minor, FWV 40 no.3

Performers

David Houlder – organ

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Programme Note

David Houlder – Leeds Minster Organist

David Houlder performs an organ recital of works by Phil Lehenbauer, Philip Moore, Franck, Frantiszek Tuma, Vernon Hoyle, Cochereau, and Vierne.

Programme duration approximately 50 mins. Please note there will be no interval.

This concert will also be live streamed.
>>> Tune in to watch the concert live on Saturday 31 July, 11am. 

David Houlder was born in Liverpool but is also a proud Prestonian. Educated at Preston Grammar School, he studied organ there with John Robinson, gaining his FRCO at the age of seventeen. He read music at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge for the MA degree, continuing his studies with Arnold Richardson in London. He embarked upon a teaching career as Music Master at Wirral Grammar School for Boys and from 1981 to 1999 he was Director of Music at Liverpool’s historic Blue Coat School.

In 1987 David was appointed Sub-Organist of Liverpool Cathedral, latterly combining that position with a freelance career both as recitalist and accompanist. He has played all of the cathedral organs in England and in 2001 he enjoyed a period as Acting-Assistant Organist of York Minster.

In November 2003, after nearly thirty years music-making on Merseyside, David accepted the position of Sub-Organist at Leeds Parish Church. In addition to accompanying the daily choral services, he directs two choirs and is organist to the St Peters’ Singers.

David specialises in organ and piano transcriptions of orchestral scores and is in great demand as accompanist to choral societies on both sides of the Pennines. He is chief accompanist to the Halifax Choral Society and Organist and Associate Conductor of the Doncaster Choral Society. His non-musical interests include shipping, railways and photography.

David Houlder

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