Our Accompanist

 

We are very fortunate to be accompanied on the piano each week by Martyn Williams

Martyn Williams

Martyn Williams began his musical career as a chorister at Llandaff Cathedral.  He trained at the Royal College of Music under Herrick Bunney and Dr W S LLoyd Webber. After graduating with prizes in Theoretical Studies, he gained an Honours Degree in Music from Durham University. He pursued postgraduate studies in the techniques of musical analysis at Goldsmiths' College London and holds Fellowships from the Royal College of Organists and the London College of Music.

From 1989 to 2003 he conducted Maidstone’s Old Barn orchestra and now works with the Beresford Sinfonia. He teaches at Benenden School and Cranbrook School, both in Kent.  He devotes the rest of his time to choir training, accompanying the Sutton Valence Choral Society, solo recital work, examining, adjudicating and composition.  For sixteen years he was Organist of St Mary the Virgin, Rolvenden.

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