Appointment of Organist & Director of Music

The Kirk Session is delighted to announce the appointment of MR PETER SHEPHERD as our new Organist and Director of Music.

Peter is a young man with huge musical talent, ability and knowledge.

A former scholar at Worcester Cathedral School and (head) chorister in the cathedral choir, Peter was Organ Scholar at Merton College, Oxford from 2013 -16. During this time, he gave a number of radio broadcasts and CD releases. He graduated with Honours in Music from the University of Oxford in 2016.
Peter became a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists (FRCO) at the early age of nineteen having previously been awarded the Associateship with prizes. He gained the Licenciateship from Royal School of Music (LRSM) with Distinction in piano.

He has accompanied many vocal and instrumental soloists and choirs both within the UK and abroad.

As well as playing organ and piano, Peter enjoys playing French horn.

We look forward to getting to know Peter and hope he enjoys his time with us at Bothwell and gains satisfaction from strengthening our musical tradition.

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