Dan Bishop is Associate Organist at Liverpool Cathedral.
Daniel Bishop of Liverpool Cathedral making a rare London appearance here at St John’s! He’ll be playing from 5pm for an hour, and giving us treats by John Williams, Vaughan Williams, Antonio Soler and J.S. Bach, finishing with William Walton’s famous Crown Imperial.
The recital will be performed on the newly refurbished 3-manual Hill organ at St John's Hyde Park. The event is one of a series of recitals celebrating the Heritage Lottery Funded project to restore the organ to its original state from 1865. To learn more about the project to save Betty, the organ, visit her own website.
More About Dan Bishop
Daniel Bishop is a Northwest based musician. His musical training has been wide and varied. He started at the age of 7 by learning the piano. He was then accepted into the choir at Liverpool Anglican Cathedral and spent 6 years under the direction of Professor Ian Tracey. Once Dan had left the choir, he went onto study the organ with Ian Wells (previously the assistant organist). After spending around two years as the Cathedral's Organ Scholar, he went on to become the sub-organist, and he now takes the position of Associate Organist at the Cathedral. Aside from this, Dan also teaches Music, Music Technology, Sound Recording, and Songwriting at Liverpool College. Here, he also trains the CCF Corps of Drums.
While studying music and music technology at Huddersfield University, Dan specialised in electro-acoustic music and composition. He has played and appeared in a number of concerts in the Liverpool area, and has written and arranged music for various organisations including the Myriad Theatre Company, where he was Musical Director until its closure in 2008. In August 2009, Dan completed a recital tour of Pennsylvania, USA.
Like what you're reading? Dan is avaliable as a songwriter/composer for commissions of any kind, and also as a singer/pianist for any occasion from wedding receptions and other functions., to full-blown concerts.