Rutland Organist

Rutland Organist

From £280

Ivan is a professional organist based in Rutland. He has a wealth of experience performing both concert recitals and for religious services including weddings.

Solo organist


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An electric keyboard and amplifier can be provided for small venues where there is no organ or keyboard

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Ivan is a professional organist based in Rutland. He has a wealth of experience performing both concert recitals and for religious services including weddings.

Education & Teaching

Ivan has lived and worked as an organist in the Rutland area for over 13 years. He studied music at the University of Huddersfield and is an Associate of the Royal College of Organists. As a postgraduate student, he was Organ Scholar at Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral and has subsequently held the posts of Director of Music at Oakham Parish Church, Assistant Director of Music at Leicester Cathedral and Organist of Oakham School.


Ivan has given organ recitals and accompanied choirs at various English cathedrals (including St Paul’s Cathedral, London), as well as at many churches and concert halls across the country. He has performed on BBC television and radio and has visited a variety of countries as an accompanist, including Ireland, France, Belgium, Italy, Hungary and the USA.


Ivan enjoys meeting with people to discuss their choice of music for various occasions and excels at achieving musical balance for an event, whether it is a religious service or a concert.


Ivan regularly plays for funerals and memorials and is sensitive to the needs and requirements of the bereaved when selecting music for performance at such occasions.

Entrance of the bride

Trumpet Voluntary – Jeremiah Clarke
Trumpet Tune – Purcell
Bridal March – Wagner
Arrival of the Queen of Sheba – Handel
Coro from ‘Water Music’ – Handel
Prelude to a Te Deum – Charpentier

Music for signing the register

Air on a G String – Bach
Jesu, joy of man’s desiring – Bach
Ave Maria – Bach/Gounod
Ave Maria – Schubert
Air from ‘Water Music’ – Handel
Canon – Pachelbel
To a Wild Rose – MacDowell

Exit of bride & groom

Wedding March from a Midsummer Night’s Dream – Mendelssohn
Hornpipe from The Water Music – Handel
Toccata (Symphony no.5) – Widor
Sortie in E flat – Lefebure-Wely
Hallelujah Chorus from ‘Messiah’ – Handel

Recital repertoire

Ivan specialises in 20th and 21st century music by composers such as Olivier Messiaen, Jehan Alain, Jean Langlais and William Mathias as well as the American composer Philip Glass. He also performs music by Bach and Buxtehude.

  1. Wonderful day

    Thank you again for all your energy in contributing to a wonderful day.

  2. Beautifully played

    Dear Ivan, the music you chose (for the reception) was perfect for such a serene setting and it was so beautifully played….Many thanks.

  3. Wonderful music

    Ivan – thank you so much for your help and wonderful music – hugely appreciated.

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