JAMES CRYER first played for choral services in church at the age of fourteen. At eighteen he won The Dixon prize at FRCO and went on to become organ scholar at Westminster Abbey and then at St John’s College, Cambridge.
Subsequently he was assistant organist at The Queen’s Chapel of the Savoy and is now organist at All Saints, East Sheen. He has written a mass for All Saints, and a set of responses which have been sung at St Paul’s Cathedral and Westminster Abbey, and have been broadcast on Radio 3.
James is also a pianist and has played concerts with soloists such as Colin Bradbury, Paul Watkins, and Richard Watkins. He has recorded for Naxos with the clarinettist John Bradbury which has been broadcast often on Radio 3 over the past few years. Locally he has played regularly for the Barnes Music Society and the All Saints Concert Series. He lives in Richmond and teaches privately.
Click here to watch a video of James playing Elgar’s Imperial March