Patrick Joseph RUSSILL

Biography

Gender Male
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Birthdate 1953-09-09
Education Shaftesbury GS, New Coll Oxford (Margaret Bridges organ scholar, MA)
Publications N/A
Recreations open air and family photography
Clubs N/A
Style Patrick Russill, Esq
Career organist, choral conductor and church music educator; dir of music London Oratory 1999- (asst organist 1976-77, organist 1977-99), organist for Papal Mass Wembley Stadium 1982; dir: Oxford Chamber Choir 1977-79, London Oratory Jr Choir 1984-2003, Europa Singers of London 1985-89; Royal Acad of Music: teacher of music techniques 1982-87, head of church music studies 1987-97, head of choral conducting 1997-, prof of organ 1999-; visiting lectr St George's Coll Jerusalem 1994-95, visiting prof of choral conducting Leipzig Hochschule für Musik 2001-; chief examiner Royal Coll of Organists 2005-; external examiner: UEA 1991-97, Univ of Leeds 2004-05, Univ of Sheffield 2013; memb Exec Ctee Church Music Soc 1990-; given lectures to various bodies incl: Incorporated Assoc of Organists, Soc of St Gregory, Royal Sch of Church Music, Winchester Diocesan Synod, Yale Inst of Sacred Music, Hungarian Church Music Assoc, Br Inst of Organ Studies; tstee Nicholas Danby Tst 1999-; memb Ctee Organists' Charitable Tst 1994-, memb Cncl Royal Coll of Organists 1996-2008, vice-pres Herbert Howells Soc 2007 (hon patron 1993-2007), hon memb Cathedral Organists Assoc 2012; Hon RAM 1993 (Hon ARAM 1989), Hon FGCM 1997, Hon FRCO 2002 (ARCO 1971); >ir< organ recitals in UK, France, Germany, Near East and Asia incl Royal Festival Hall (debut 1986) and Queen Elizabeth Hall, UK premières of works by Hakim and Grier, CD solo recordings for ASV and Herald; work as choral director on EMI, Hyperion, Herald and Deutsche Grammophon Archiv
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