Sun, 10 Sept|
St Mary's Church
Alison Rudd Organ Recital
Alison is organist at Alnmouth and Lesbury churches and also plays here at St Mary's when needed. Come along to hear a wonderful programme of organ music. NOTE START TIME OF 2PM!
Time & Location
10 Sept 2023, 14:00
St Mary's Church, Claremont Gardens, Whitley Bay NE26 3SF, UK
Alison studied music at Bath College of Higher Education and the organ in Bath Abbey with Dudley Holroyd and David Ponsford, and afterwards at Durham Cathedral with Richard Lloyd. She worked as a full-time organist in Norway for four years 1986-1990. After returning to the north-east she worked as a peripatetic music teacher in Northumberland and North Tyneside, teaching piano, keyboard and flute. She was organist at St Bartholomew’s Longbenton 1990-94, St Lawrence, Warkworth 1994-2004, and is currently organist at St John the Baptist, Alnmouth and St Mary the Virgin, Lesbury. In 2017 she was awarded a bursary by the Brereton Memorial Fund to study organ improvisation with Kerry Beaumont at Coventry Cathedral. Now retired Alison enjoys giving recitals, improvising and composing.