Harry Jacques

Harry Jacques took up post as our Director of Music in June 2023.

Harry grew up in rural Monmouthshire and first studied the organ at Monmouth School whilst playing in country churches as a teenager. He read music at Bristol University and studied organ with David Bednall and David Ponsford. In 2016, Harry received his Associateship Diploma from the Royal College of Organists. He has held a number of organ-playing positions, including scholarships at the cathedrals of St Davids and Carlisle and the churches of St Mary Redcliffe. Later, he spent two years as Assistant Organist at St Mary Magdalene, Newark before moving into teaching. Working as a teacher for five years, Harry also held organist positions at Worksop College and Oakham School, before recently changing to study as a singer at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama in London.