Previous Organists

Stephen Farr was Organist and Master of the Choristers at Guildford from 1999 until 2007. He moved from Guildford to combine a freelance career with posts as Director of Music at St Paul's Knightsbridge and Music Consultant of Worcester College Oxford.

His predecessor, Andrew Millington, was Organist and Master of the Choristers at Guildford from 1983 until 1999 and is currently Director of Music at Exeter Cathedral.

His predecessor, Philip Moore, was the Organist and Master of the Choristers at Guildford from 1974 to 1983 before taking up the same position at York Minster from which he retired in 2008. He also has an established international reputation as a composer.

Barry Rose, who founded the choir in 1961 after a varied career as a freelance organist and parish musician, spent 13 years at Guildford. He subsequently held posts as Master of the Choir at St Paul's Cathedral, Director of Choirs at King's School Canterbury, and Master of Music at St Alban's Abbey before his retirement.