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John Kitchen

After 27 years as a Senior Lecturer in Music in the University of Edinburgh, John Kitchen has now retired from university teaching, and is an Honorary Fellow in the Reid School of Music. He continues as University Organist, as Director of the Edinburgh University Singers, and he will continue to be involved with the Raymond Russell Collection of Early Keyboard Instruments at St Cecilia's Hall. John is also Director of Music of Old Saint Paul’s Episcopal Church and Edinburgh City Organist with duties at the Usher Hall. He gives many solo recitals both in the UK and further afield, and also plays regularly with several ensembles, covering a wide range of musical styles.

In addition, he is much in demand as a continuo player, accompanist, lecturer, writer, adjudicator and reviewer. John has recorded extensively for both Priory and for the Edinburgh-based label, Delphian Records. John was awarded an MBE for services to music in the recent Queen’s Birthday Honours.

John Kitchen

Qualifications

MA, BMus, PhD, LRAM, FRCO


Faculty

Keyboard


Instrument

Harpshichord
Organ