Iain Quinn was born in Cardiff, and grew up as a chorister at Llandaff Cathedral, also studying the organ, piano, and trumpet. In 1994 he moved to the United States for study at The Juilliard School, the University of Hartford (BM) and the Yale Institute of Sacred Music (MM), returning to the United Kingdom in 2009 as a Doctoral Fellow at the University of Durham (PhD historical musicology). He has held church appointments in New York and Connecticut, and from 2005–2010 served as Director of Cathedral Music and Organist at the Cathedral of St. John (Episcopal), Albuquerque, New Mexico. As an organist and conductor he has released thirteen albums on the Chandos, Hyperion, Paulus and Raven labels. He has completed editions of the previously unpublished organ works and early Christmas cantata of Samuel Barber, the organ works of Carl Czerny, and the anthems of John Goss. Iain Quinn is Assistant Professor of Organ at Florida State University.