Biography

Alexander Ffinch at the organ

Alexander Ffinch studied at the Royal College of Music, and was later organ scholar of Keble College, Oxford where he subsequently became a pupil of Thomas Trotter.

Alexander Ffinch playing the organ

He was resident organist at Lancaster Town Hall where he gave over 100 recitals in the 1990’s and also gained recognition in the St Albans Interpretation Competition in 1999. He has performed in UK, Europe, USA and Asia and his schedule for 2016 includes numerous engagements across the globe.

He was appointed College Organist of Cheltenham College in 2004, after a three-year tenure as Director of Music at St Catharine’s College, Cambridge and is responsible for the daily organ playing in the College Chapel as well as accompanying the Choirs. Throughout his time at Cheltenham, he has continued to give recitals regularly and he has more recently been organist for the Eton Choral Courses and also The Rodolfus Choir with whom he has appeared at the Cheltenham International Music Festival in 2010 and on BBC Radio 3 live broadcasts in 2011-2015.

Alexander Ffinch at the organ

Recent and forthcoming concert appearances include: The Cathedral of Christ the Light, Oakland CA; Cultural Centre Hong Kong; San Francisco Legion of Honor and Orgelfestival l’Europe & l’Orgue in August 2016.