This concert is not part of Temple Music
Guilmant March on a Theme of Handel
Goodwin Voluntary No. 3 in G
Venables Rhapsody for Organ
Mendelssohn Nachspiel in D
Thomas Allery is the Assistant Director of Music at Temple Church. He is responsible for the teaching of musicianship to the choristers, and regularly conducts the Temple in services and concert. Outside of Temple church, he is in demand as an organist and director, as well as a harpsichordist and continuo player.
Thomas studied at Oxford University, the Royal College of Music and the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. From 2014 – 19 he was Director of chapel music at Worcester College, Oxford and was also assistant organist of Magdalen College. In regular demand as a teacher, Thomas teaches the organ at City of London School, Radley College, and basso continuo at the Royal College of Music. As a continuo player, he regularly plays with the award-winning period music group, Ensemble Hesperi. He is currently undertaking research into historical continuo treatises from the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries, and exploring how they can be used in keyboard education today.