||LUNCHTIME CONCERT ST LEONARD'S CHURCH, CHURCH STREET SEAFORD. NICHOLAS HOUGHTON, ORGAN
||St. Leonard’s Church, Seaford
||Saturday, 16 May 2020, at 1:00pm
||St Leonard’s Church, Seaford
||Conductor and organist Nicholas Houghton is a full time freelance player, accompanist and choral director, with his own 17th century style chamber organ (built for him by Goetze and Gwynn in 1985) and Bizzi harpsichord. Having begun his musical career at the age of seven as a chorister at Coventry Cathedral, Nick studied organ with David Lepine, Robert Weddle and Nicolas Kynaston, and music at Bristol University. He went on to hold a variety of teaching roles in both the independent and state education sector including five years as Head of the East Sussex Academy of Music (ESAM) in Lewes. He is currently Music Director of the Lewes Singers, the East Sussex Community Choir, the Lewes Chamber Choir and the Brighton Singers. He has also recently taken up the position of Chorus Master for New Sussex Opera. Since 2012 Nick has been the Director of Music and Organist at St Michael’s in Lewes, He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Organists.
||Concert lasts approximately an hour, has free admission with a retiring collection