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Timothy Uglow

Organist, Harpsichordist & Choral Director

Timothy Uglow

TIMOTHY UGLOW is currently the Director of Music at Worksop College where he directs the Chapel Choir and North Nottinghamshire Chamber Choir. Prior to this he held the post of Organist and Head of Academic Music at Cranleigh School, Surrey.

Timothy began his musical career at Wells Cathedral, first as a Chorister, and then as school organist. After leaving Wells, he spent a year as Organ Scholar at Salisbury Cathedral, and was then appointed Organ Scholar of Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, where he also read music and studied the organ with both David Sanger and Nicolas Kynaston.

His work with Caius choir included four commercial CD recordings, two BBC Radio 3 live broadcasts of choral evensong, and tours to the US, Greece, Italy and Switzerland. After graduating in 2000, Timothy became Organ Scholar at Canterbury Cathedral, a post combined with teaching duties at The King's School. He studied for the Post-Graduate Certificate in Education at Canterbury Christ Church University College.

Having gained awards at the Oundle International Summer Schools, Timothy has given many solo recitals around the country. In his capacity as a continuo player (both harpsichord and organ) he has appeared with The Sinfonietta, New London Sinfonia and the Britten Sinfonia as well as being the director and founder of the period instrument ensemble Nuove Musiche. In addition to his association withSherborne Summer School (which began in 1998), he is a regular tutor of the Jennifer Bate Organ Academy, specialising in North German Baroque Repertoire and Basso Continuo playing.