Our conductor

John Brierley, Musical Director

A native of Liverpool John Brierley read music at University College, Durham where he was Assistant Organist and a Rothwell Prize winner. He won a Major State Studentship for post-graduate study at King’s College, London and held the post of Director of Music at St Peter’s Church, Streatham.

Now living and working in Worcester, John enjoys a varied freelance career which includes directing choirs, being Musical Director for Shakespeare at the Commandery productions, working as an accompanist for both singers and instrumentalists and teaching at the Elgar School of Music in Worcester where he is also a School Governor and Chairman of the Board of Studies.

He is Organist and Choir Director at St John-in-Bedwardine, Worcester.

As an organist, John gives recitals throughout the country at cathedrals, concert halls and major churches.