Ashok Gupta is in his final year at Clare College reading Music. He attended Dean Close School in Cheltenham, where he was organ scholar for three years, from
2003 to 2006. He studied organ with Robert Houssart and piano with Philip Martin. As organ scholar at Clare College, he accompanies the chapel choir under the direction of Timothy Brown. Since coming to Cambridge in 2007, he has had the privilege of studying under David Sanger, Nigel Allcoat, Douglas Hollick and John Wellingham. He has given organ recitals on all the major Cambridge organs. In 2009 he played principal continuo in the St Matthew Passion with Clare College Choir and the Manchester Camerata, and chamber organ in a performance of Haydn’s Creation with the BBC Philharmonic under Gianandrea Noseda. In November 2009 he accompanied the choir of the Chapel Royal in a service of evensong, broadcast live on BBC Radio 3.