Freelance organist and accompanist working in London and the South of England.
Benjamin Newlove is currently a 2nd year scholarship student at the Royal Academy of Music, whilst holding the posts of Assistant Director of Music at St. Michael’s Church, Cornhill and Organ Scholar at St. Paul’s Church, Knightsbridge. Previous posts include organ scholarships at St. Stephen’s Church, Gloucester Road, St. George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle and the junior organ scholarship at Manchester Cathedral.
Originally from Warrington, Benjamin began studying the organ with Michael Wynne, moving to Chetham’s School of Music in 2014, where he spent his sixth form years. Here, Benjamin studied the organ with Christopher Stokes [Organist and Master of the Choristers at Manchester Cathedral], piano with Masa Tayama and Jonathan Middleton and harpsichord with Charlotte Turner. Benjamin currently receives organ tuition from Anne Marsden Thomas. Recently Benjamin has taken part in masterclasses from Simon Johnson, Bine Bryndorf and Martin Schmeding as well as the New Paths, Greenwich Early Music and London Contemporary Music festivals acting as both a recitalist and accompanist.
Benjamin is a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists and an Associate of Trinity College London [piano performance]. Benjamin has Grade 8 on organ, piano, theory and trumpet, in which for the organ, he won the ABRSM Silver Award.
Church service, Wedding, Funeral / Memorial service, Concert
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Audience R, 1 year ago
Wonderfully sensitive and committed playing throughout.
Previous C, 1 year ago
Your organ playing was terrific and you accompanied the choir superbly. I have received a lot of nice comments from audience and choir members alike about your playing. It really did make a significant difference.