Jeffrey Makinson

Jeffrey Makinson is Sub-Organist of Manchester Cathedral, Tutor in Organ Studies at the Royal Northern College of Music and Manchester University and Tutor in Pianoforte at Chetham’s School of Music. He was Organ Scholar of York Minster from 1992 to 1994, before spending five years as Assistant Organist at Lincoln Minster. He took up his post in Manchester in 1999 and is busy as a recitalist, accompanist, conductor, teacher and adjudicator in the city and throughout the country. As a recitalist he has performed at many of the major British cathedrals, abbeys, collegiate chapels, churches and concert halls, and has also performed abroad, including in France, Germany, Holland, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, and the United States. He has made numerous CD recordings, and works extensively for the BBC, as regular music director and organist for Radio 4 Daily Service and other programmes. Since 1998, he has been Organist in Residence at the Exon Singers Festival. Jeffrey Makinson has given first performances of works by numerous leading composers.