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Thomas Corns

Thomas Corns is in demand as an organist, accompanist and choral director.  He was educated at Wells Cathedral School and has held organ scholarships at Jesus College, Cambridge and St Paul's Cathedral, where he worked daily with the world-famous choir.  Whilst at St Paul's Thomas was a postgraduate student at the Royal Academy of Music and a recipient of the UMP Ensemble Prize. 

A busy career as a soloist and chamber musician sees Thomas perform across the UK and abroad.  He has given recitals on many of the UK's leading instruments, including at Westminster Abbey, St Paul's Cathedral and St John's, Smith Square and played in the USA, France, Germany, Finland and Italy.

Thomas is well known for performing a wide range of music and has won praise for his interpretations of  contemporary repertoire.  Recent performances have included commissions and new music by composers including Judith Bingham, Henryk Górecki and Einojuhani Rautavaara.  

Thomas's discography includes a recording of 20th-century Marian music and a survey of choral and organ works by Kenneth Leighton.

Appointed Director of Music at the Collegiate Church of St Mary, Warwick in 2008, Thomas is responsible for the choirs of boys, girls and men.  He is Organ Tutor at Birmingham Junior Conservatoire.