JEREMY FILSELL (b 1964 )
Jeremy Filsell is acknowledged as one of only a few virtuoso performers on both piano and organ. He has appeared as a solo pianist in Russia, Scandinavia, the United States and throughout the United Kingdom; his concerto repertoire encompasses Mozart and Beethoven through to Shostakovich, John Ireland and the Rachmaninov concertos. He has recorded the solo piano music of Herbert Howells, Bernard Stevens, Eugene Goossens, Johann Eschmann and Rachmaninov, and has broadcast on BBC Radio 3, and American and Scandinavian radio networks in solo and concerto rôles. His discography comprises more than 25 solo recordings for a variety of labels as both pianist and organist. He has taught at universities, summer schools and conventions in both Britain and the United States, and recent recital engagements have taken him across America and the United Kingdom, and to Germany, France, Finland and Norway.
Jeremy Filsell studied as an organ scholar at Oxford University before completing graduate studies in piano performance at the Royal College of Music in London. He was awarded his PhD at Birmingham Conservatoire/BCU. He held lectureships at the Royal Academy of Music in London and the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester, and was an alto lay clerk in the Queen’s choir at St George’s Chapel, Windsor Castle, before moving to the United States in 2008. He currently combines international performing and teaching activities with being artist-in-residence at Washington National Cathedral, Director of Music at the Church of the Epiphany in downtown DC, and Professor of Organ at the Catholic University of America.