Martin Ford is the assistant organist of Westminster Abbey. After a year as organ scholar at Southwark Cathedral, combined with study at the Royal Academy of Music, he took up the organ scholarship at Magdalen College, Oxford in 2005. Working under the direction of Bill Ives, he accompanied the choir in their daily services, BBC Radio 3 broadcasts, and CD recordings, including a release on the Harmonia Mundi label of the music of Maurice Duruflé. After graduating, he continued his studies at the Royal College of Music. Martin was appointed assistant organist at St Martin-in-the-Fields, Trafalgar Square in 2009, where he accompanied the choir for numerous BBC Radio broadcasts and a tour to the USA. His teachers have included David Sanger, Susan Landale, David Graham, David Titterington and Sophie-Véronique Cauchefer-Choplin.