Music at Trinity
Jeremiah Stephenson, Organist
Sunday, October 9 at 4:00 p.m.
Suggested donation: $25
Jeremiah Stephenson first started learning the organ as a chorister at Sheffield Cathedral. Currently Associate Director of Music at All Saints Margaret Street in London, Jeremiah combines his Sunday duties with a busy career as a freelance recitalist, accompanist and teacher.
Jeremiah has performed solo recitals across the UK, Europe and America. His work has been broadcast on television and radio in the UK, France and the Czech Republic, appearing alongside the BBC singers on Radio 3 and playing a televised recital as part of the Janáček May International Music Festival. This year’s projects include recitals in venues such as St Paul’s Cathedral in London and Uppsala Cathedral, as well as participation in the Toulouse les Orgues and Rocamadour Musique Sacrée fesitvals.
In his capacity as one of the Royal College of Organists Accredited Teachers, Jeremiah teaches students of all ages, from complete beginners to those sitting diploma examinations. The majority of his students are state school children whose organ lessons are supported by various charitable schemes.
A prize-winning graduate of Cambridge University and the Royal Academy of Music, Jeremiah completed his formal studies with Michel Bouvard and Willen Jansen at Toulouse Conservatoire supported by the Nicholas Danby Trust. He won first prize in the Eben International Organ Competition held in the Czech Republic, and second prize in the International Competition ‘Prix de J L Florentz’ organized by L’Académie des Beaux-Arts in Angers, France. Jeremiah continues his study of interpretation with Dame Gillian Weir.