James was appointed at the start of the summer term 2018.
James is also Assistant Organist at St Martin-in-the-Fields, London.
James graduated with a Master of Arts degree in Organ Performance from the Royal Academy of Music in 2009, where his principal organ teacher was Nicolas Kynaston. During his time at the Academy, James gained the Fellowship Diploma of the Royal College of Organists (FRCO) as well as the Licentiate of the Royal Academy of Music teaching diploma (LRAM). He was also the recipient of several Academy prizes including the Eric Thiman Organ Prize for solo organ, open to all RAM organ students.
As a solo recitalist James has played in many of the UKs prestigious venues, including St Pauls, Westminster Cathedral, The Temple Church and Bath Abbey.
James has said that he is thrilled to be the new accompanist for the English Arts Chorale and is very much looking forward to working with Leslie and the choir in making music!