Richard is assistant Organist at St Michael’s church, Macclesfield. He has accompanied the northern England Chorale on tours of Cyprus, Prague, Vienna, Bratislava and Delft. He has played the organ at the United Reform Church, Wilmslow in the BBC Radio 4 “Sunday Worship” programme. He is also accompanies the Lindow Singers and other choral groups in the area.
Richard has studied organ under Michael English, Graham Matthews (Sheffield cathedral), Simon Lindley (Leeds Parish Church) and Gordon Stewart ( Manchester Cathedral). He became an Associate of the Royal College of Organists in 1997.
Richard is a music graduate of Sheffield University and secured a postgraduate qualification from Portsmouth Polytechnic.