Stephen King has been organist of Brentwood Cathedral for over 25 years.
He has worked with several distinguished composers, including John Gardner, Andrew Carter, John Rutter, Bob Chilcott, and Colin Mawby, and to mark his first 25 years at Brentwood Cathedral, he commissioned an organ work – “Carillon” – from Philip Moore. He has also collaborated with Diana Burrell, whose Missa Brevis was composed in 2016/17 for Brentwood Cathedral Choir.
He is closely associated with the Southend Boys Choir and Southend Girls Choir, and has appeared with them as organist on numerous overseas tours, at various American, Canadian and European venues including St Peter’s Basilica, Rome. He is shortly to visit Australia with the choirs.
He has a particular interest in works for organ with solo instruments, and has taken part in many performances of such works. He is also a trustee of the Royal College of Organists.
Forthcoming recital venues include Colchester’s Moot Hall, and St Albans Cathedral.