Organist

Graham Thorpe

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Organist
London
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Freelance organist, pianist, accompanist and teacher. A graduate of RAM and postgrad organ student at the RCM, based in London, holds FRCO.

Graham Thorpe is a postgraduate organ student at the Royal College of Music in London. He is studying with David Graham, and is specialising in English Romantic repertoire. He completed his undergraduate degree at the Royal Academy of Music, where he studied with Susan Landale and Clive Driskill-Smith, winning several performance and academic prizes. Graham is the Pettman Organ Scholar at the London Oratory where he accompanies the Oratory Junior Choir. Prior to this he was the assistant organist at St. Michael's, Cornhill. Graham is in demand around the country as a recitalist and accompanist. As an accompanist, he has been broadcast on BBC Radio 3 and has been recorded on both organ and piano. Notable recital venues include St. Paul's, Westminster, Hereford and Southwark Cathedrals. Graham is an RCM Scholar supported by a Richard Newton Scarth Award and a John Birch Scholarship. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists and recently won the Worshipful Company of Musicians F. E. Smith medal. He is also a recipient of the RCO Peter Wiles Scholarship. Graham is passionate about liturgical accompaniment and wishes to return to cathedral music when he completes his studies in London.

Performance details
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Musicianship
Genres:
Classical, Folk, Pop, Rock, Christmas, Traditional church music, Baroque, Classical crossover, Early music, Fanfare, Medieval music, Renaissance, Film / TV music, Avant garde, German music, French music, Italian music, Spanish music
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Instruments:
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Event types:
Church service, Wedding, Wedding proposal, Funeral / Memorial service, Hotel / Restaurant event, Private event, Corporate event, Charity event, Concert, Recording session, Theatre / Show, Birthday party, Christmas party, New Year's Eve
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Other skills:
Fluent sight-reader, Repetiteur, Perfect pitch, Instrumental teaching, Theory teaching
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Prices

Note: prices may vary based on travel distance. For an exact quote, click “Check availability”.

Standard Prices
Performance durationPrice
Short performance (up to 15 min)£80
Up to 1 hour£180
Up to 2 hours£240
Up to 3 hours£300
Packages
Exam/ Concert Accompaniment up to Grade 8
Pricing per hour. Includes accompaniment/ tuition from keyboard as required, or accompaniment of lessons, and the performance.
£50
Exam/ Concert Accompaniment Post Grade 8
Pricing per hour. Includes accompaniment/ tuition from keyboard as required, or accompaniment of lessons, and the performance.
£75
Funeral
Discussion of music before the wedding, service up to an hour, all service music and voluntaries. Price may increase for choral accompaniment and rehearsals, and services that overrun by 30 minutes or more. For audio recordings a 50% price increase is charged. For video recordings a 100% price increase is charged.
£200
Wedding
Discussion of music before the wedding, service up to an hour, all service music and voluntaries. Price may increase for choral accompaniment and rehearsals, and services that overrun by 30 minutes or more. For audio recordings a 50% price increase is charged. For video recordings a 100% price increase is charged.
£200